Evaluation of project interdependency visualizations through decision scenario experimentation

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dc.contributor.author Killen, Catherine en_US
dc.contributor.editor EURAM en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2014-04-03T01:25:31Z
dc.date.available 2014-04-03T01:25:31Z
dc.date.issued 2012 en_US
dc.identifier 2012000494 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Killen, Catherine 2012, 'Evaluation of project interdependency visualizations through decision scenario experimentation', European Academy of Management (EURAM), Rotterdam, pp. 1-40. en_US
dc.identifier.issn en_US
dc.identifier.other E1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/23320
dc.description.abstract The interdependence between projects in complex portfolios sharpens the challenge of project portfolio decision making. Methods that assist with the evaluation of data can address decision challenges such as information overload and time pressure. A decision simulation in a controlled experiment explored the use of visual representations of project interdependency data to support project portfolio decision making. Dependency matrices and network mapping were compared with non-graphical lists of dependency data. The findings show that the type of tool used may influence the quality of the resulting decision. Using visual tools, particularly network mapping displays, is correlated with the best results. The research provides a practical example of experimentation in project and portfolio management research and illustrates how such studies can complement organization-based research. Findings of interest to management include the importance of ensuring adequate time for decision processes and the potential benefits from using visual representations of project interdependence. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher European Academy of Management (EURAM) en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon en_US
dc.title Evaluation of project interdependency visualizations through decision scenario experimentation en_US
dc.parent Proceedings of the EURAM 2012 International Congress en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Rotterdam en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 1 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 40 en_US
dc.cauo.name FEIT.School of Systems, Management and Leadership en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 150307 en_US
dc.personcode 930426 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Innovation and Technology Management en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity 20120606 en_US
dc.location.activity Rotterdam en_US
dc.description.keywords en_US
dc.staffid 930426 en_US


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