21st century project management: open source body of knowledge

Whitty, S. Jonathan (2010) 21st century project management: open source body of knowledge. In: 7th Annual Project Management Australia Conference (PMOz 2010): Building on the Global Recovery, 23-26 Aug 2010, Brisbane, Australia.

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By considering the literature relating to the application of evolutionary principles to the practices and artefacts of modern project management, this paper sets out an argument for an open source body of knowledge for project management.
Practitioners and academics alike are challenged to rebuild and develop their profession by rethinking project management in the light of evolution. Whilst acknowledging that we in the Western corporate environment are inextricable from the project management practices
and artefacts we are driven to produce, this paper argues that it is imperative that we intervene in the developmental process of the project management body of knowledge and engineer it to become more open, equitable, and domain specific.

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Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Management and Marketing (1 Apr 2007 - 31 Dec 2010)
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Management and Marketing (1 Apr 2007 - 31 Dec 2010)
Date Deposited: 09 Dec 2010 02:54
Last Modified: 18 Dec 2014 01:58
Uncontrolled Keywords: project management; body of knowledge; open source
Fields of Research (2008): 15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150301 Business Information Management (incl. Records, Knowledge and Information Management, and Intelligence)
08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0807 Library and Information Studies > 080707 Organisation of Information and Knowledge Resources
12 Built Environment and Design > 1202 Building > 120201 Building Construction Management and Project Planning
Fields of Research (2020): 35 COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES > 3503 Business systems in context > 350302 Business information management (incl. records, knowledge and intelligence)
46 INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES > 4610 Library and information studies > 461008 Organisation of information and knowledge resources
33 BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN > 3302 Building > 330202 Building construction management and project planning
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): B Economic Development > 89 Information and Communication Services > 8902 Computer Software and Services > 890205 Information Processing Services (incl. Data Entry and Capture)
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/9129

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