Barriers and Facilitators in the I.T. Project Management: A Multicases Exploratory Study | Abstract

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Barriers and Facilitators in the I.T. Project Management: A Multicases Exploratory Study

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Facing the high rate of failures in projects, organizations are fighting for efficiency and competitive advantage, developing strategies and adopting the best practices possible in order to achieve the desired goals. Based on the reflection caused to the company´s business, the difficulties faced during management is an evident reality in the context of several organizations. Thus, this study had as its initial objective, identify the main facilitator1 and barriers2 found during the Information Technology (IT) Project Management supported by the literature. Subsequently, we tried to highlight, through the experience of experts in the field, considerations of which facilitator or barrier is the successor to benefit or affect the success of management. The results obtained of a quantitative nature, through a questionnaire, an instrument used for data collection, showed that the facilitators and barriers identified in literature indeed show the reality of companies.

Fagno Alves Fonseca, Selma Regina Martins Oliveira, Patrick Letouze Moreira

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