Developing a framework for measuring collaborative working and project performance

Wu, Shuwei and Udeaja, Chika (2008) Developing a framework for measuring collaborative working and project performance. In: ARCOM 24th Annual Conference, 1st - 3rd September 2008, Cardiff, UK.

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Abstract

There is evidence that higher degrees of collaborative working can generate more successful project performance, but there has been only limited research to systematically examine the specific impact of collaborative working on project performance. In particular, there is a lack of exploration of appropriate approaches to quantify the impact. In order to fill in this gap, this research aims to differentiate the different degrees of collaborative working that reflect a corresponding project performance. In doing so, the association could be made between collaborative working and project performance. In order to test the association, two key concepts (collaborative working and project performance) will have to be transferred into a form which is measurable. In this process, the concepts will be broken down into indicators, and further down into items, based upon which, Likert scales will be used to design the measurement of the concepts. By measuring the concepts, a range of collaborative working and their impact on project performance can be identified.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Collaborative working; Measurement; Project performance; Taxonomy
Subjects: H900 Others in Engineering
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Mechanical and Construction Engineering
Depositing User: Becky Skoyles
Date Deposited: 21 Jan 2015 16:47
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2015 11:29
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/20661

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