Authors: Jan Terje Karlsen, Petter Gottschalk, Rune Glomseth, Ivar Andre Fahsing
Addresses: Norwegian School of Management BI, Nydalsveien 37, 0442 Oslo, Norway. ' Norwegian School of Management BI, Nydalsveien 37, 0442 Oslo, Norway. ' Norwegian Police University College, P.O. Box 5027, Majorstua, 0301 Oslo, Norway. ' Norwegian Police University College, P.O. Box 5027, Majorstua, 0301 Oslo, Norway
Abstract: Governments have become increasingly focused on setting targets to improve the efficacy of police performance. This paper attempts to make an important contribution to innovation and learning by introducing project management to police investigations in the framework of the value shop. First, a description of police investigations is provided. Next, police investigations are discussed in terms of the strategic value configuration of a value shop. Then, the characteristics of projects and the creation of project planning tools for police investigations are presented. Finally, project management in the police value shop and in the arena map is discussed.
Keywords: project management; project planning; innovation; learning; effective detectives; value shop; primary activities; police investigations.
International Journal of Innovation and Learning, 2007 Vol.4 No.4, pp.391 - 410
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