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John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

Project Management Journal, Vol. 39, Supplement, S15–S26

© 2008 by the Project Management Institute

Published online in Wiley InterScience

(wileyonlinelibrary.com) DOI: 10.1002/pmj.20057

PAPERS

Managerial Complexity in Project-Based Operations: A Grounded Model and Its Implications for Practice

Harvey Maylor, Cranfield School of Management, United Kingdom

Richard Vidgen, University of Bath, United Kingdom

Stephen Carver, Cranfield School of Management, United Kingdom

ABSTRACT

This article reports an investigation into project managers’ perceptions of managerial complexity. Based on a multistage empirical study, elements of “what makes a project complex to manage” were identified and classified under the dimensions of mission, ...

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