Project Management Maturity Strategies: A Case Study Approach

Georgi, John / J.G (2017) Project Management Maturity Strategies: A Case Study Approach. [Dissertation (University of Nottingham only)]

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Project management (PM) has gone through several evolutionary stages and has

now been recognised as a strategic management method. Over the last two

decades the PM community has been developing viable methods to assess and

improve PM capability in organisations, which brought about different maturity

models. This research used the P3M3 maturity model in light of arguments of fit

and contingency theory. Based on a cross-case analysis, this research

systematically analysed two organisations using the P3M3 model and semi structured

interviews. The research follows a logical and systematic process to

evaluate an appropriate level of maturity for an organisation’s context. The

process includes: identify current level of maturity, identify appropriate level, and

finally evaluate the benefits and costs of the gap. This research concluded that

there is a strong need to develop a quantitative/economic method to apply the

steps identified, rather than a qualitative approach that may be inaccurate or


Item Type: Dissertation (University of Nottingham only)
Keywords: Project Management Maturity, fit, contingency theory, case study
Depositing User: Georgi, John
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2018 09:29
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2018 15:07

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