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The moderating effect of risk on the relationship between planning and success

Zwikael, Ofer; Pathak, Raghuvar Dutt; Singh, Gurmeet; Ahmed, Shamsuddin


Project planning is considered to be critical for project success. However, recent literature questions whether planning has similar importance in various contexts. This paper investigates the effectiveness of planning through an analysis of 183 project manager-supervisor dyads. Results show that the level of risk moderates the impact of planning on success, and in different ways for various success measures. Practical implications of these results suggest project managers to put more emphasis...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Project Management
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijproman.2013.07.002


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