Project management in international IT ventures - does the practice go hand in hand with theory?

Bartosz Marcinkowski , Bartłomiej Gawin


IT solutions provide international and global businesses with effective means of coordinating local operations and facilitating flow of essential information and knowledge across national borders. The paper focuses on project management challenges regarding development of proprietary IT solution by a multinational facility management company – SESCOM Group. The goal of the paper is to establish inefficiencies regarding development sub-cycles of the solutions within the Agile Business Process Management Model introduced in SESCOM Group. Research incorporates Participatory Action Research (PAR) approach, providing insight into current situation of the company as depicted by all stakeholders involved in the research process at baseline analysis stage and highlights discrepancies between practice and theory.
Author Bartosz Marcinkowski (FM / DBI)
Bartosz Marcinkowski,,
- Department of Business Informatics
, Bartłomiej Gawin (FM / DBI)
Bartłomiej Gawin,,
- Department of Business Informatics
Publication size in sheets0.72
Book Wrycza Stanisław (eds.): Information systems: development, research, applications, education : 9th SIGSAND/PLAIS EuroSymposium 2016, Gdansk, Poland, September 29, 2016 : proceedings, Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, no. 264, 2016, Springer International Publishing, ISBN 978-3-319-46641-5, [978-3-319-46642-2], 215 p., DOI:10.1007/978-3-319-46642-2
Keywords in EnglishIT project management, Global information system, Agile, Participatory Action Research
ASJC Classification1802 Information Systems and Management; 2611 Modelling and Simulation; 1710 Information Systems; 1403 Business and International Management; 2207 Control and Systems Engineering; 1404 Management Information Systems
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)15
ScoreMinisterial score = 15.0, 24-07-2019, BookChapterSeriesAndMatConfByIndicator
Ministerial score (2013-2016) = 15.0, 24-07-2019, BookChapterSeriesAndMatConfByIndicator
Publication indicators WoS Citations = 0; Scopus SNIP (Source Normalised Impact per Paper): 2016 = 0.436
Citation count*2 (2019-08-22)
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