The client-side project manager: a practitioner of Design Thinking

Usher, Greg and Whitty, Stephen Jonathan (2018) The client-side project manager: a practitioner of Design Thinking. Project Management Research and Practice, 5.

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Our research adds to the client-side project management body of literature by demonstrating that these professionals display all the characteristics of Design Thinking Mentalities, Thinking Styles and Practices as identified by Hassi and Laakso (2011, p. 6) and that they utilize a broad range of the Design Thinking tools identified by Liedtka (2015, p. 928) and JohanssonSköldberg et al. (2013, p. 125) when they deliver construction projects.

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: © 2019 by the author(s). This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) License (https://, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially, provided the original work is properly cited and states its license.
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Management and Enterprise
Date Deposited: 25 Mar 2019 04:58
Last Modified: 05 Apr 2019 01:55
Uncontrolled Keywords: client-side project management; Design Thinking; poorly-defined projects
Fields of Research : 15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150312 Organisational Planning and Management
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970115 Expanding Knowledge in Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
Identification Number or DOI: 10.5130/pmrp.v5i0.6147

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