Quantitative approach to organisational design in project management office

Ibrahim Raji, Babatunde Odedairo

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In a competitive and dynamic business environment, project management is an efficient framework to ensure flexibility and to manage beneficial change. In the design of a project organisation structure, the use of a quantitative approach to model contingency variables and human dynamics challenges have received limited attention. In this chapter, the basic concepts of projects, organisation design and structure, and Project Management Office (PMO) was discussed. Thereafter, the applicability of operations research paradigm to structure a PMO using the methodology developed by Professor Charles-Owaba were highlighted.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvancing industrial engineering in Nigeria through teaching, research and innovation
Subtitle of host publicationa Festschrift in honour of Professor O.E Charles-Owaba
PublisherUniversity of Ibadan
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2020


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