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Complexity theory and project management

Wanda Curlee

Complexity theory and project management

by Wanda Curlee

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Published by Wiley in Hoboken, NJ .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementWanda Curlee, Robert L. Gordon
ContributionsGordon, Robert L.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD69.P75 C87 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24494252M
ISBN 109780470545966
LC Control Number2010018383
OCLC/WorldCa601087746

In Exploring the Complexity of Projects: Implications of Complexity Theory for Project Management Practice, project managers will find the realities of project management and the strategies to incorporate the complexity of a project into the original scope. TY - BOOK. T1 - Exploring the complexity of projects. T2 - Implications of. Complexity Theory and Project Management gives a firsthand view on the future of complexity theory as a driving force in the management field, and allows project managers to get a head start in.

The book uses literary references and empirical data to explore complexity and its relationship to projects and project managers. The literary research covers complexity theory from scientific, social, and organizational theory. The theory is reinforced with empirical data from interviews with 70 participants in 27 projects on three continents/5. Jafaari, A. () Project Management in the Age of Complexity and Change. Project Management Journal, 34(4), Kauffman, S. A. () At Home in the Universe. The Search for Laws of Complexity. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Kelly, K. () New Rules for the New Economy: 10 Radical Strategies for a Connected World. New York, NY.

  The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Exploring the Complexity of Projects: Implications of Complexity Theory for Project Management Practice by Svetlana Cicmil, Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Author: Svetlana Cicmil. Complexity Theory and Project Management provides remedies through the use of teaching notes, power point slides, a solutions manual, and a toolbox of answers to common project management problems to illustrate how the deployment of complexity theory can make a project more successful. One of the first books covering the subject of complexity.


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ISBN: Buy this book at This book will be broken down into five major sections. Section 1 will outline the theory of complexity and address current deficiencies in the existing body of knowledge about project management and introduce how complexity. An insightful view on how to use the power of complexity theory to manage projects more successfully Current management practices require adherence to rigid, global responses unsuitable for addressing the changing needs of most projects.

Complexity Theory and Project Management shifts this paradigm to create opportunities for expanding the decision-making process in ways that promote.

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One of the first books covering the subject of complexity. First, to provide a theoretical view and description of complexity theory and second, to relate those principles to project management. The book relies heavily on Stacy’s theory of “complex responsive processes” (CRPR) as the bridge between complexity theory and PM by:   Complexity Theory and Project Management gives a firsthand view on the future of complexity theory as a driving force in the management field, and allows project managers to get a.

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Complexity theory provides an understanding of how systems, such as the economy and global corporations, grow, adapt, and evolve. It explains.

Complexity Theory and Project Management provides remedies through the use of teaching notes, PowerPoint slides, a solutions manual, and a toolbox of answers to common project management problems to illustrate how the deployment of complexity theory can make a project more successful.

One of the first books covering the subject of complexity 4/5(4). Complexity theory and organizations, also called complexity strategy or complex adaptive organizations, is the use of the study of complexity systems in the field of strategic management and organizational studies.

Complexity theory is an interdisciplinary theory that grew out of systems theory in the s.: It draws from research in the natural sciences that examines uncertainty and non. Keywords: Project Management; Complexity; Complexity models * Corresponding author.

E-mail address: [email protected] 2 J. San Cristóbal / Procedia Computer Science 00 () – 1. Introduction An understanding of project complexity and how it might be managed is of significance importance for project managers because of the Cited by: 7. Complexity and Project Management: A General Overview Basic Books (AZ), [38] J.

M The process of studying the complexity factors associated with the theory of complexity is one of. This book is a first of its kind bringing together some of the latest ideas from complexity theory and emerging approaches to the management of complex organizations.

During the book, we will explore many of these new ideas including, network organizations, co-evolution, systems thinking, platform organizations, agile development, and the. The official wording used by PMI: "to make project management indispensable for business results"; Readers may feel free to draw their own conclusions on that, but Curlee & Gordon's stance is refreshing.

Another positive is that Complexity Theory and Project Management cites an impressive list of references for many of its ideas.3/5. Reviewer: Mihail Sadeanu This very advanced and comprehensive book shouldn't be missing from the desk of any Project Management Institute (PMI) certification candidate or from the list of project management reference bibles [1,2,3,4] mostly used by project managers and directors, program managers, and teachers in the field of project and program management.

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The book is intended to be a practical guide to the application of complexity theory to virtual projects.Book Description. Helpful to those tasked with managing complex environments, Projects and Complexity introduces a new way of looking at projects and fostering the culture needed to achieve sustainable results.

It brings together experts from the academic, military, and business worlds to explore project management in the context of complexity theory and organizations.The aim of the following chapters is to provide an answer to this question, based upon a research initiative led by the PMI ® Northern Italy Chapter inin order to study relationships between complexity theory and project management (Varanini & Ginevri, ).

The underlying assumption is that project scope is a picture resulting from.