Project Management in Ghana: Expectations, Realities and Barriers to Use

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dc.contributor.author Ofori, D.F.
dc.contributor.author Hinson, R.
dc.date.accessioned 2017-02-17T14:53:00Z
dc.date.accessioned 2017-10-16T10:49:05Z
dc.date.available 2017-02-17T14:53:00Z
dc.date.available 2017-10-16T10:49:05Z
dc.date.issued 2004
dc.identifier.uri http://197.255.68.203/handle/123456789/21646
dc.description Article - University of Ghana Business School, 2004 en_US
dc.description.abstract This article reports the findings of an empirical study of the problems of developing Project Management (PM) practice in Ghanaian organisations. Based on previous research and survey data, the characteristics of the project life cycle (PLC) are used as a basis to examine the nature, type and severity of the problems encountered by organisations implementing projects. It is also used to determine the extent and relevance of PM usage: concepts, methods and application. It is concluded that although PM is important, legitimate and relevant, its practice in Ghana has been fraught with problems. Some recommendations for overcoming these problems are also made, and it is recommended that further research is required in order to ascertain the nature of PM practice and to gauge the attitudes and opinions of people involved in projects in Ghana. en_US
dc.format.extent Vol 8, Pp 88-102.
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject project management en_US
dc.subject project life cycle en_US
dc.subject Ghana en_US
dc.title Project Management in Ghana: Expectations, Realities and Barriers to Use en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.rights.holder University of Ghana.


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