Discuss about the Leadership in IT Project Management for Research Methodology.
Review of 1st Article
This particular research work has provided a clear explanation of systematic approach for solving the delay of delivery of the project. It can be stated that a clear methodology has been used in order to make sure that the projects undertaken are appropriate and they are done in the right procedure. Moreover, it has focused on a proper network of the project manages in order to share good practices and the lessons learned. However, it can be stated that the delivery of the projects have got improved and at the same time, there exist no new stories in the local media regarding the delivery of the projects for the last 12 months (Summers, 2011). It is required to mention that the approach for conduction of the research work is depending on the following principles like stakeholder involvement, appreciate inquiry for gaining an understanding of the requirements and a community practice for engaging as well as involving the project managers (Summers, 2011).
Review of 2nd Article
Turner and Müller (2005) in their research work have stated the fact that leadership style of the project managers is one of the major success factors on the final projects. In order to focus on the research topic deeply, the researchers have made an in-depth review of the existing literatures on leadership and competence. Leadership theories, leadership styles have been analyzed thoroughly and this has helped to gain knowledge on this topic. However, reviewing the article, it can be concluded that leadership is all about achieving specific targets by creating a proper direction for a business as well as inspiring the existing employees to take initiative and focus on right decisions (Turner & Müller, 2005).
Review of 3rd Article
After reviewing the article of Hoegl and Gemuenden (2001), it can be stated that this article has shed focus on the importance of teamwork quality in their success towards the innovation projects. It can be stated that a good team work has the potentiality to lead towards the success of the team. Therefore, reviewing the paper, it can be seen that this article has shed the entire focus on how the team performance become successful and the entire procedure can be measured with six constructs. Communication, balance between member’s contribution, mutual support along with effort and cohesion and co-ordination. The entire study has shed immense focus on these six major constructs and helped in gaining in-depth knowledge on this part.
Review of 4th Article
From the research work of Packendorff, Crevani and Lindgren (2014), it has been observed that the authors have described the concept of general leadership with several different project leadership styles. It can be seen that the authors have argued on the ongoing project of the social arts that takes into account deconstruction and construction of present activities and rhythm. Therefore, it can be stated that the entire article concludes with the broad concept of the project management leadership. Some recommendations have been made that certain changes are required to consider that commonly includes maintaining ace of leadership traits. This article mostly focuses on the space action and the direction of change in an organizational management (Packendorff, Crevani & Lindgren, 2014).
Hoegl, M., &Gemuenden, H. G. (2001). Teamwork Quality and the Success of Innovative Projects: A Theoretical Concept and Empirical Evidence. Organization Science, 12(4), 435-449. doi:10.1287/orsc.12.4.435.10635
Packendorff, J., Crevani, L., Lindgren, M. (2014) Project leadership in becoming: A process study of an organizational change project
Summers, P. (2011, September). A SYSTEMIC APPROACH TO IMPROVING PROJECT MANAGEMNT PERFORMANCE. In Proceedings of the 55th Annual Meeting of the ISSS-2011, Hull, UK (Vol. 55, No. 1).
Turner, J. R., & Müller, R. (2005, June). The project manager's leadership style as a success factor on projects: A literature review. Project Management Institute.