umu.sePublications
Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
Handling multi-projects: An empirical study of challenges faced in management
Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Informatics.
Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Informatics.
2013 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year)), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

With projects being a common way of working in modern organizations, multi-projects has become a more frequent occurrence and brought new situations that organizations need to handle. Research shows that project managers don‟t have complete understanding on how to handle multi-projects and the problems that can arise. In this thesis a qualitative study was conducted with five project managers from different organizations who had experience from working in multi-projects. Interviews were performed in order to plot the challenges and to identify how they were handled. Four areas of importance were pinpointed; project phases, composing teams, absence of multi-project management systems within the organizations and finally choice of project methods. The findings are to be thought of as guiding principles for organizations and project managers that experience concerns regarding multi-projects.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2013. , 25 p.
Series
Informatik Student Paper Master (INFSPM), 2013.03
Keyword [en]
multi-projects, project management
National Category
Information Systems, Social aspects
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-73259OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-73259DiVA: diva2:630634
Educational program
Master's Programme in IT Management
Supervisors
Examiners
Available from: 2013-06-19 Created: 2013-06-19 Last updated: 2013-06-19Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

fulltext(415 kB)1156 downloads
File information
File name FULLTEXT01.pdfFile size 415 kBChecksum SHA-512
ebc16e570ebbae4105cbc4b08a286df7062929218b7de7077d1cfd593b78c14a66a094beb5da972f05d2eace3de0a74f5baaa9cdc683c5d8ff2b400a3315d926
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

By organisation
Department of Informatics
Information Systems, Social aspects

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Total: 1156 downloads
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

urn-nbn

Altmetric score

urn-nbn
Total: 347 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf