It project management effectiveness framework: A study in thai firms

Vipakorn Vadhanasin, Suthas Ratanakuakangwan, Kamales Santivejkul, Peerasit Patanakul

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Abstract

A pragmatic approach to project management methodology can enhance success. Today IT project management process is moving to maturity stage. Despite the increase in Information Technology (IT), research on project management is still limited. This study reviewed the key elements pursuant to IT project management effectiveness and measurement criteria. Executives and managers from 12 leading Thai firms were interviewed to discuss success factors and the measurement of IT project success. The study found influencing factors of streamline of process and tools, emphasis on quality, scope control, change management, and platform for communication. The measurement criteria of both project perspective and organization perspective are used to assess the effectiveness in project management. Practical implications to improve project effectiveness were suggested, along with the potential for future research.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-16
Number of pages16
JournalJournal of Engineering Science and Technology
Volume12
Issue numberSpecial Issue
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)

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    Vadhanasin, V., Ratanakuakangwan, S., Santivejkul, K., & Patanakul, P. (2017). It project management effectiveness framework: A study in thai firms. Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, 12(Special Issue), 1-16.