From the project manager’s desk: the ‘lived experience’ disclosed

van der Hoorn, B. and Whitty, S. J. (2015) From the project manager’s desk: the ‘lived experience’ disclosed. In: APROS/EGOS Conference 2015: Spaces, Constraints, Creativities: Organization and Disorganization, 9–11 Dec 2015, Sydney, Australia.

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Abstract

This study uses the deskspaces of project managers as a sign to their ‘lived experience’ of project managing. The paper contributes to the ‘lived experience’ project literature and adopts a non-traditional research method (using photography and focus-group discussions).
The participants’ deskspaces indicate that the experience of project managing incudes an ongoing struggle to gather information on the unfolding situation they need to manage – all the while being watched. The study aligns with the conference and stream themes as it
relates the project manager’s environment (physical space) to the experience of project managing.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: c. Sydney University of Technology.
Faculty / Department / School: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Management and Enterprise
Date Deposited: 12 Jun 2017 05:50
Last Modified: 30 Jun 2017 05:25
Uncontrolled Keywords: lived experience; project managers; workspaces
Fields of Research : 15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150399 Business and Management not elsewhere classified
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/31056

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