Project management and performance management: potential transdisciplinary contributions

Journal for Transdisciplinary Research in Southern Africa


 
 
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Title Project management and performance management: potential transdisciplinary contributions
 
Creator van der Waldt, Gerrit
 
Subject project management; performance management project management; performance management; Public Sector applications; transdisciplinarity
Description As project management and performance management as management applications gain momentum in public sector settings, the question often arise as to if, how, and when these applications should complement each other in various policy implementation and service delivery initiatives. Answers to this question should be sought from various vantage points or perspectives. These vantage points may range from macro, meso, micro as well as theoretical-methodological perspectives.The purpose of this paper is to unlock the potential for transdisciplinary contributions between Project Management and Performance Management by focusing on the methodologies, functional areas, and practical applications of both management disciplines. It is argued that the respective methodologies and their processes should be unpacked to identify the timing or moment when each discipline could, and should, make a contribution to the success of the other. This will add value to the theoretical underpinnings and practical applications of both study domains in the public sector. The respective contributions are illustrated by means of application realities of both management practices in the South African Public Service.Keywords: project management, performance management, Public Sector applications, transdisciplinarityDisciplines: project management, performance management 
 
Publisher AOSIS
 
Contributor
Date 2012-12-31
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion — —
Format application/pdf
Identifier 10.4102/td.v8i2.229
 
Source The Journal for Transdisciplinary Research in Southern Africa; Vol 8, No 2 (2012); 18 pages 2415-2005 1817-4434
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://td-sa.net/index.php/td/article/view/229/195
 
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