Chapter 1

Introduction

This study was conducted to investigate PPM effectiveness in real-life business settings in order to propose a definition of PPM effectiveness, identify factors impacting PPM effectiveness, and propose criteria for measuring such effectiveness.

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Current Research on Project Portfolio Management Effectiveness

Project portfolio management (PPM) has been practiced in many organizations as an approach to coordinate a portfolio of projects or programs, to achieve specific organizational objectives (PMI, 2008). A typical goal of PPM is to ensure that an organization is doing the right work rather than doing the work right (PMI, 2008). From industry practices, Cooper, Edgett, & Kleinschmidt, (2001) suggest that the maximization ...

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