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Being Lean and Seen: Meeting the challenges of delivering projects successfully in the 21st century

Objective

The advancement of project management (PM) knowledge and the development of PM capability of people is crucial to the successful delivery of projects. As the overall project-related spending in the EU is assumed to be about € 3.27 trillion there are huge societal and economic challenges of reducing the massive financial and psychological costs of poor project delivery. Especially as about 6% of all projects are believed to be wholly unsuccessful, many of them tax-payer funded. Our programme is designed to put building blocks in place to enable PM to respond to the challenges it faces in delivering projects successfully in the 21st century. It does this by taking a multi-disciplinary perspective encompassing PM, lean management, psycho-social aspects, innovation and change management. The building blocks will have three broad pillars: one focused on PM efficiency (being Lean), one on PM systems that meet the psycho-social needs of project staff (being Seen) and one on making PM responsive to the need of organisations to be innovative and manage change (being Lean and Seen). The programme will cater for different contexts of project delivery in developed and developing countries, to reflect the global and interconnectedness nature of projects. A network of five academic partners, including one from a developing country and five non-academic, will deliver the holistic PM framework to guide project delivery in the future. They will investigate the role of different management practices in PM contexts and the distinctions in PM system design and delivery in different contexts. Data will be collected through a multiple method approach including in-depth reviews of the literatures, secondary data sources, cross-sectional surveys, case studies, focus groups, Delphi and interviews. Innovation will take place by bringing together the knowledge of theoretical perspectives from different disciplines, which largely reside in the academic partners, with the practical knowledge

Call for proposal

H2020-MSCA-RISE-2016
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Coordinator

LIVERPOOL JOHN MOORES UNIVERSITY
Address
Rodney Street 2 Egerton Court
L3 5UX Liverpool
United Kingdom
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
EU contribution
€ 108 000

Participants (10)

HOCHSCHULE FUR TECHNIK STUTTGART

Participation ended

Germany
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
Schellingstrasse 24
70174 Stuttgart
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
DREES & SOMMER AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
Germany
EU contribution
€ 13 500
Address
Obere Waldplatze 13
70569 Stuttgart
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
REFINE PROJECTS AG
Germany
EU contribution
€ 22 500
Address
Schelmenwasenstr. 34
70567 Stuttgart
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
THE UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL

Participation ended

United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 4 500
Address
Brownlow Hill 765 Foundation Building
L69 7ZX Liverpool
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
PROJECT FIVE CONSULTING LIMITED
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 27 000
Address
48 Church Farm Court Capenhurst
CH1 6HE Chester
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
AIMES GRID SERVICES COMMUNITY INTEREST COMPANY
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
Edge Lane 360 Baird House 2Nd Floor Liverpool Digital Liverpool Innovation Park
L7 9NJ Liverpool
Activity type
Other
UNIVERSITY OF STUTTGART
Germany
EU contribution
€ 40 500
Address
Keplerstrasse 7
70174 Stuttgart
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
TCI TRANSFORMATION CONSULTING INTERNATIONAL GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
Buchener Str. 32
68259 Mannheim
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
HOCHSCHULE KONSTANZ TECHNIK WIRTSCHAFT UND GESTALTUNG
Germany
EU contribution
€ 49 500
Address
Brauneggerstrasse 55
78462 Konstanz
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
THE MANCHESTER METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 63 000
Address
Oxford Road All Saints Building
M15 6BH Manchester
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments

Partners (1)

UNIVERSITI SAINS MALAYSIA*
Malaysia
Address
Minden
11800 Penang
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments