Project management can be perceived as a
The relationships between individual, team, and organizational learning in the POO are shown in Figure 8.
Figure 8: Relationships between Individual, Team, and Organizational Learning in the POO
Instruments to develop the project management competencies of individuals are (self-) assessment, training (classroom and on the job), and coaching combined with training. Instruments to develop the project management competencies of teams are (self-) assessment, training and coaching, reflection, and supervision. Instruments to develop the project management competence of the POO are project management benchmarking and organizational development projects.
Even project management is an important business process competence, for the other specific processes of the POO have to be
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A series of projects are being undertaken in a program intended to develop a theoretical model of the mechanics of trust and then to test that model. The initial studies identifying the need to better understand trust and that trust carries a price tag have been completed. The initial Trust model has been developed and the first two individual projects to test and further develop this Trust mechanics model are under way.
The research program has a general objective of enhancing project performance through a better understanding of the key underlying drivers for enhanced project delivery. The focus on trust was developed following a review of five
The research into trust in project management is intended to help understand the trust
The research program is using different approaches to test and develop a Trust model and to see how this model affects project management. Some examples of how this work will be undertaken are introduced and discussed.