New research publication from the Project Management Institute focuses on the impact of related disciplines such as human resources and supply chain management on trends in the project management field.
The Project Management Institute (PMI) has released its newest research publication, Impact on Project Management of Allied Disciplines: Trends and Future ofProject Management Practices and Research (200 pp, US$29.95).
In the project management profession, certain related disciplines, such as supply chain management and human resource management, are taken from other functional areas and integrated into the project management body of knowledge, PMI notes. Impact on Project Management of Allied Disciplines is an academic study focused on these related disciplines and how they influence each other as the professions and theories evolve.
“The project management body of knowledge is constantly being enhanced for practitioners’ use,” said Edwin Andrews, PhD, Director, Academic and Educational Programs and Services. “It is ongoing research and academic publications such as the Impact on Project Management of Allied Disciplines, in addition to research conferences and sponsorships that keep the knowledge base growing and adapting to a changing world. More importantly, this monograph demonstrates how project management is itself rapidly