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ITEC 8503 Seminar in Project Management: Welcome & Course Readings

Welcome to your course guide

Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

Course Readings

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Aronson, Z., Shenhar, A. J. & Patanakul. (2013). Managing the Intangible Aspects of a Project: The Affect of Vision, Artifacts, and Leader Values on Project Spirit and Success in Technology-Driven Projects. Project Management Journal, 44(1), 35-58.

Eveleens, J., & Verhoef, C. (2010). The Rise and Fall of the Chaos Report Figures. IEEE Software, 27(1), 30-36.

Flyvbjerg, B & Budzier, A. (2011). Why Your IT Project May Be Riskier Than You Think. Harvard Business Review, 89(9), 23-25.

Glass, R. (2006). The Standish report: does it really describe a software crisis?. Commununications of the ACM 49 (8), 15-16. DOI=10.1145/1145287.1145301

Gregory, R.W., Beck, R., & Keil, M. (2013). Control Balancing in Information Systems Development Offshoring Projects. MIS Quarterly, 37(4), 1211-1232.

Gunasekaran, A., Ngai, E. W. T., & McGaughey, R. E. (2006). Information technology and systems justification: A review for research and applications. European Journal of Operational Research, 173(3), 957–983.

Hsu, J. S., Hung, Y. W., Chen, Y., & Huang, H. (2013). Antecedents and Consequences of User Coproduction in Information System Development Projects. Project Management Journal, 44(2), 67-87. DOI: 10.1002/pmj.21330.

Leonardi, P.M. (2011). When flexible routines meet flexible technologies: Affordance, constraint, and the imbrication of human and material agencies. MIS Quarterly, 35(1), 147-167.

Luna-Reyes, L. F., Zhang, J., Gil-Carcia, J. R., & Cresswell, A. M. (2005). Information systems development as emergent socio-technical change: a practice approach. European Journal of Information Systems 14(1), 93.

Mahring, M., & Keil, M. (2008). Information Technology Project Escalation: A Process Model, Decision Sciences, 39(2), 239-272.

Marchand, D. A., & Peppard, J. (2013). Why IT Fumbles Analytics. Harvard Business Review, 91(1/2), 104-112.

Murphy, K. E. , & Simon, S. J. (2002). Intangible benefits valuation in ERP Projects, Information Systems Journal, 12(4), 301-320.

Narayanaswamy, R., Grover, V., & Henry, R.M. (2013). The Impact of Influence Tactics in Information System Development Projects: A Control-Loss Perspective. Journal of Management Information Systems, 30(1), 191-225.

Shih, S., Shaw, R., Fu, T., & Cheng, C. (2013). A Systematic Study of Change Management During CMMI Implementation: A Modified Activity Theory Perspective. Project Management Journal, 44(4), 84-100.

Zammuto, R., Griffith, T., Majchrzak, A., Dougherty, D., & Faraj, S. (2007). Information Technology and the Changing Fabric of Organization. Organizational Science, 18(5), 749-762.

Other Readings

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