Proposing a model for evaluating lean project management performance using grounded theory
by Reza Dabestani; Abbas Moghbel Baerz; Adel Azar; Arash Shahin
International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management (IJPQM), Vol. 22, No. 4, 2017

Abstract: The current study is an attempt to present a grounded-theory-based model to evaluate lean project management. To do that, we first developed the concept of lean project management through defining 'lean' in project management by a three-stage strategy of databased theory with inductive method. Afterwards, we exploited grounded theory and its instructions to interview experts and managers of steel industry. Having collected data and perused the related literature, we initiated a recursive process in which we defined the elements of our model as well as their relationship through formulation, amendment, and verification of the raw data. Eventually, we identified 17 major categories and 76 characteristics to be in our model.

Online publication date: Fri, 13-Oct-2017

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