The impact of managerial control on project organising: exploring traditional and social approaches

Chivonne Algeo, Thomas M. Algeo

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    This paper seeks to examine the nature of managerial control which espouses the use of traditional approaches to deliver projects. The defined boundaries used to set standards by which plans are executed in organisations has increasingly led to projects not realising their full potential, and creating ongoing issues. The adoption of a broader approach is necessary where socialisation of project knowledge occurs. The advent of creative approaches, underpinned by professional standards, training, and certification, can frame a more nuanced approach upon which to shape the future of how projects are delivered. This postmodern perspective is hoped to encourage the evolution of professional knowledge workers who will be empowered to develop contemporary social practices that will lead to superior project outcomes.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publication31st Annual Australian and New Zealand Academy of Managment, ANZAM 2017
    Subtitle of host publication5-8 December 2017, Melbourne, Australia
    Place of PublicationGold Coast QLD Australia
    PublisherAustralian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM)
    Number of pages19
    Publication statusPublished - 2017
    EventAustralian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference 2017 - Melbourne , Australia
    Duration: 5 Dec 20178 Dec 2017
    Conference number: 31st


    ConferenceAustralian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference 2017
    Abbreviated titleANZAM 2017
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