APPENDIX X2

SUMMARY OF RESEARCH FINDINGS CONCERNING THE GOVERNANCE OF PROJECTS, PROGRAMS, AND PORTFOLIOS

This appendix is an excerpt from an internal PMI research report from December 2014.

X2.1 Purpose

The specific goal of this report was to review the project management and allied disciplines research to seek evidence-based findings on project, program, and portfolio (PPP) governance that should be considered in the formulation of future standards. This study reviewed the relationship between published research on the effects of governance from a broad range of literature from 2000 to 2014 (1,500 abstracts read, 206 coded for inclusion in study).

X2.2 Findings

The findings suggest that the current standards reflect commonly held beliefs (and ...

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