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Project management information systems: An empirical study of their impact on project managers and project success [r-libre/718]

Raymond, Louis, & Bergeron, François (2008). Project management information systems: An empirical study of their impact on project managers and project success. International Journal of Project Management, 26 (2), 213-220. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijproman.2007.06.002

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Item Type: Journal Articles
Refereed: Yes
Status: Published
Abstract: Project management information systems (PMIS) usually acquired by organizations as software packages are meant to provide managers with the decision-making support needed in planning, organizing, and controlling projects. However, the actual contribution of PMIS to project success or performance is still unknown. The purpose of this study is to empirically assess the quality of the PMIS presently used in organizations and to examine their impact on project managers and project performance, based on a PMIS success model. This model is composed of five constructs: the quality of the PMIS, the quality of the PMIS information output, the use of the PMIS, the individual impacts of the PMIS and the impacts of the PMIS on project success. Analysis of questionnaire data obtained from 39 project managers confirms the significant contribution of PMIS to successful project management. Improvements in effectiveness and efficiency in managerial tasks were observed here in terms of better project planning, scheduling, monitoring, and control. Improvements were also observed in terms of timelier decision-making. Advantages obtained from PMIS use are not limited to individual performance but also include project performance. These systems were found to have direct impacts on project success, as they contribute to improving budget control and meeting project deadlines as well as fulfilling technical specifications.
Official URL: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S...
Depositor: Bergeron, François
Owner / Manager: François Bergeron
Deposited: 02 Dec 2015 16:04
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2015 16:04

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