Search for dissertations about: "project portfolio management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words project portfolio management.

  1. 1. Project Portfolio Management - an organising perspective

    Author : Ola Dawidson; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; managerial issues; project portfolio management; process; R D management; organisation; product development; organising;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with aspects of importance for organising project portfolio management. Project portfolio management of industrial development projects is commonly agreed to be a way of maximising the value of the development effort, creating a balance of the activities undertaken, and ensuring a strategic alignment when choosing and compromising among development opportunities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Management control and strategy : a case study of pharmaceutical drug development

    Author : Fredrika Berglund; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Management control systems; Tight control; Loose control; Interactive control; Diagnostic control; Budget; Portfolio management; Project management; Goals and Objectives systems; Business strategy; Research Development; Pharmaceutical; Computer science; Datavetenskap; Economic Information Systems; Ekonomiska informationssystem;

    Abstract : How are formal management controls designed and used in research & development (R&D)? The purpose of this study is to explain how such systems are designed and used in formulating and implementing strategies in a pharmaceutical product development organisation. The study uses a contingency approach to investigate how the control system is adjusted to the business strategy of the firm. READ MORE

  3. 3. MANAGING PROJECT UNCERTAINTY BY USING AN ENHANCED RISK MANAGEMENT PROCESS

    Author : Rolf Olsson; Mats Jackson; Mats Deleryd; Björn Fagerström; Johannes Halman; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Risk management; uncertainty; project management; Other industrial engineering and economics; Övrig industriell teknik och ekonomi; Innovation och design;

    Abstract : An increasing number of companies are focusing their efforts on project management. Project management is frequently used as an enabler for meeting an uncertain and turbulent environment. Consequently, the overall effectiveness of the project management process is essential for long-term profitability. READ MORE

  4. 4. Capabilities for frequent innovation : Managing the early project phases in the pharmaceutical R&D process

    Author : Thomas Biedenbach; Nils Wåhlin; Ralf Müller; Nathalie Drouin; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ; Project management research; early project phases; dynamic capabilities; project capabilities; multi-project capabilities; pharmaceutical innovation; hypercompetition;

    Abstract : Despite their recognized significance for project success and innovation, the management of the early project phases is still an under-researched area in project management. For organizations to secure a continuous stream of innovation, the utilization of capabilities is crucial for managing the early phases of R&D projects. READ MORE

  5. 5. Evaluation and selection of ideas and projects in product development

    Author : Ernesto Gutiérrez; Mats Magnusson; Alessandro Grandi; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; decision making; product development; project evalaution; project portfolio management; project selection;

    Abstract : Product development has become an important competitive factor for most companies. A central task is to select which projects, often from a large number of project proposals, are to be developed in order to achieve strategic objectives without exceeding available resources. READ MORE