The research unit is set to make a positive impact on businesses, economy and social environments, with the aim of attracting talented researchers, reinforcing collaboration between industry and academia, and developing sustainable alternative solutions in order to improve project performance.
Through highly skilled and experienced staff closely linked to industry and professional bodies, the group is working on cutting-edge research on a national and international level to meet the challenges project management is facing in the 21st century.
The research unit is investigating the management of projects, programmes, services portfolios and people within the field of organisational project management. It also examines the management of technology, knowledge and business processes, by undertaking studies to evaluate the impact of information systems on people and society.
Those include topics on Our Expertise list and the following:
Di Maddaloni, F., Davis, K. (2018). Project Manager's perception of the local communities' stakeholder in megaprojects. An empirical investigation in the UK. International Journal of Project Management 36, 542-565.
Di Maddaloni, F., Davis, K. (2017). The influence of local community stakeholders in megaprojects: rethinking their inclusiveness to improve project performance. International Journal of Project Management 35 (8), 1537-1556
Di Maddaloni, F. (2018). A New Methodological Approach for Sustainable Major Transportation Infrastructure: Coping with the Uncertainty of Strategic Investment Projects and Fostering their Social Benefits. European Academy of Management (EURAM) Annual International Conference. Reykjavik, 22 June 2018.
Di Maddaloni, F. (2015) Stakeholder Management: Rethinking the Role of Local Communities in Megaprojects. A Review and Synthesis of the Literature, Conference Proceedings of Future of Places Conference, Stockholm, 29 June 2015.