IT as a Facilitator of Social Processes in PM

Information Technology as a Facilitator of Social Processes in Project Management and Collaborative Work. Editors Tim Bagwell, Robert Cropf & Sheryl Foster-Gadkari.

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Description

Project management (PM), as a discipline, has been undergoing an incremental inclusion of theories, techniques, and processes fromfields related to organizational behavior. Parallel to this has been the dominance of Information Technology (IT) projects within the field of Project Management.

Information Technology as a Facilitator of Social Processes in Project Management and Collaborative Work provides emerging research that bridges the gap between IT and project management. While highlighting the importance of Information Technology and the social process of work, the readers will learn how project management applies techniques to achieve objectives through IT projects. This book is an important resource for project managers, executives, IT managers, consultants, students, and educators.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Electronic Mediation of Work
  • Information Technology
  • IT and the Social Process
  • IT Project Management and Education
  • Project Management