publication . Article . 2010

How Do Managers Control Technology-Intensive Work

Angelo Bernard Pinheiro;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Aug 2010
  • Publisher: Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Facultad de Economía y Negocios
Abstract
Technology pervades every aspect of the modern business enterprise and demands new strategies for work management. Advances in internet and computing technologies, the emergence of the “knowledge worker”, globalization, resource scarcity, and intense competition have led corporations to accomplish their strategic goals and objectives through the implementation of projects. Project success is assured by the effective use of financial and human resources, a project management (PM) framework backed by senior management, and controls spanning the PM spectrum of initiation; planning; implementation; monitoring, measurement, and control; and closing. As an essential f...
Subjects
free text keywords: project management, control, self-directed teams, project-matrix organization, PMBOK, earned value analysis, project risk assessment, schedule compression analysis, quality function deployment, management tools, Management of Technology and Innovation, Project portfolio management, Project management triangle, Senior management, Project planning, Marketing, business.industry, business, Earned value management, Economics, Project risk management, Resource management, Project Management, Control, Earned Value Analysis, Project Risk Assessment, Management Tools., Technology, T, Technology (General), T1-995
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publication . Article . 2010

How Do Managers Control Technology-Intensive Work

Angelo Bernard Pinheiro;