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Read this article to learn about setting up project teams. Putting a project team together involves many risks. Projects are under constant pressure to improve performance. Unterhitzenberger and Bryde propose a framework for success.
Lappi, T., Karvonen,T., Lwakatare, L.E., Aaltonen, K. & Kuvaja, P. (2018). Toward an Improved Understanding of Agile Project Governance: A Systematic Literature Review. Project Management Journal, 49(6), 39–63.
In their article ‘Toward an improved understanding of agile project governance: A systematic literature review’, Lappi, Karvonen, Lwakatare, Aaltonen, and Kuvaja (2018) provide a literature review and identify new practices emerging in agile projects.
Tabassi, A. A., Abdullah, A., & Bryde, D. J. (2019). Conflict Management, Team Coordination, and Performance within Multicultural Temporary Projects: Evidence from the Construction Industry. Project Management Journal, 50(1), 101–114.
Read the article to learn about conflicts can be managed, and how to work with team co-ordination as this is known to affect project performance.
van Marrewijk, A., Ybema, S., Smits, K., Clegg, S., & Pitsis, T. (2016). Clash of the titans: Temporal organizing and collaborative dynamics in the Panama Canal megaproject. Organization Studies, 37(12), 1745–1769.
Read this article to learn about how National culture can affect collaboration and organizing dynamics in projects.