Journal article

Team management for fast projects: An empirical study of process industries

C Scott-Young, D Samson

International Journal of Operations and Production Management | Emerald | Published : 2009


Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to set out to identify key team factors associated with the fast implementation of capital projects. Although scholars theorise that project success depends as much on the effective management of project personnel as on technical management, the project literature is virtually silent on which team practices are pivotal. Design/methodology/approach - Using a model-based quantitative research design, the impact of team management variables on the speed of two different phases of capital project implementation were examined: project execution and project construction. Multi-method data collection included 252 individual surveys, archival documents, and who..

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