The research question
Clients choosing a specific category of relationship-based procurement (RBP) would benefit from a clearer definition of not only the characteristics of these forms of project procurement but also the knowledge, skills, attributes, and experience (KSAE) required of project managers delivering these projects. Several research questions naturally flow from this research problem:
Q1 – What are the fundamental characteristics of emerging relationship-based forms of project procurement?
Q2 – Do these forms vary in different parts of the world and, if so, in what way?
Q3 – What specific KSAEs that are required to deliver such projects are currently underdeveloped or missing from traditional project managers’ ...