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Management of multi-projects in a process oriented organization

Macheridis, Nikos LU and Nilsson, Carl-Henric LU (2006) In Lund Institute of Economic Research Working Paper Series 2006(7).
Abstract
When projects are used as an organisational platform to conduct business, a project can be the only project in the organisation or one amongst several others. The latter case is called multi-project organisation. Usually an organization with a multi-project environment has a base organisation, which can be functional, matrix structure or another. The purpose of this article is to develop a model based on a process oriented organization as a complement to functional or matrix organizational structures. The article is written from a management point of view. Management of Multi-projects in a process-oriented organisation is analysed from a strategic point of view as well as from an operational point of view. Theoretical conclusions as well... (More)
When projects are used as an organisational platform to conduct business, a project can be the only project in the organisation or one amongst several others. The latter case is called multi-project organisation. Usually an organization with a multi-project environment has a base organisation, which can be functional, matrix structure or another. The purpose of this article is to develop a model based on a process oriented organization as a complement to functional or matrix organizational structures. The article is written from a management point of view. Management of Multi-projects in a process-oriented organisation is analysed from a strategic point of view as well as from an operational point of view. Theoretical conclusions as well as practical recommendations are presented. (Less)
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Multiprojects, Processes, Managing Projects, Project Office, System Approach
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2006
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7
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18 pages
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Institute of Economic Research, Lund University
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1103-3010
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English
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  author       = {Macheridis, Nikos and Nilsson, Carl-Henric},
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  title        = {Management of multi-projects in a process oriented organization},
  volume       = {2006},
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