A journey into the known unknowns of project knowledge: A review of the literature on how the project manager is influenced by knowledge domains

Thomas M. Algeo, Chivonne Algeo

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    Organising work through projects, and project knowledge, has traditionally focused on a knowledge domain of discrete tasks with a technical and process orientation. As a result, there is widespread international acceptance of this approach to managing projects, reflected in the knowledge and outcomes in the project management community, and the sponsors of their work. Alternative knowledge domains exist where socio-organisational perspectives of project knowledge are examined. This paper reviews knowledge domains and the perspectives of project managers recognising, and being influenced by, these domains. The paper concludes with a focus on identifying, further research to extend and integrate a holistic approach to project practice in multiple domains.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationUnder New Management Innovating for sustainable and just futures
    Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the 30th annual Australian New Zealand Academy of Management Conference (ANZAM 2016)
    PublisherAustralian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM)
    Number of pages19
    ISBN (Electronic)9780987596888
    Publication statusPublished - 2016
    EventAustralian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference 2016 - Brisbane, Australia
    Duration: 6 Dec 20169 Dec 2016
    Conference number: 30th


    ConferenceAustralian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference 2016
    Abbreviated titleANZAM 2016
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