Chapter . Design of Project Management Systems from Top Management’s Perspective

Christian Navarre, Faculty of Administration, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Jean-Louis Schaan, Faculty of Administration, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Project Management Journal 21, no. 2 (June 1990)

THE LONG-TERM SURVIVAL of any organization is in part dependent on management’s ability to develop and implement corporate strategies in tune with its ever-changing environments (2) (6) (10) (12) (14). Generally, the strategic “fine-tuning” between an organization and its environment is effected through projects such as investments, new products, internal reorganization, and so on. A major challenge for top managers is to institutionalize ...

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