Chapter 2. Project management
Tim Bosenick, Gavin S. Lew and Javier Darriba

2.1. Introduction

Good project management is a key success factor in any project, especially concerning international projects. If the project management fails, the entire project is likely to fail. This chapter discusses the following:
▪ Engaging Stakeholders in Research Activities
▪ Planning international studies
▪ Finding high-quality local resources
▪ Managing an international project team

2.2. Engaging Stakeholders in Research Activities

2.2.1. Importance of Engaging Stakeholders

There is often more than one stakeholder in a project: the stakeholders paying for the research (the key stakeholder) as well as those in marketing, information technology, customer support, ...

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