Enhancing the management proficiencies in developing countries: the impact of project risk management within a project management maturity model on project performance

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dc.contributor AMIRKHANIAN, ARMEN
dc.contributor NNAJI, CHUKWUMA A.
dc.contributor MARINO, LOUIS D.
dc.contributor.advisor MOYNIHAN, GARY P.
dc.contributor.advisor BATSON, ROBERT G.
dc.contributor.author Hatamleh, Muhammad Tyseer Marzoq
dc.date.accessioned 2021-05-12T16:28:16Z
dc.date.available 2021-05-12T16:28:16Z
dc.date.issued 2020-12
dc.identifier.other u0015_0000001_0003709
dc.identifier.other Hatamleh_alatus_0004D_14332
dc.identifier.uri http://ir.ua.edu/handle/123456789/7652
dc.description Electronic Thesis or Dissertation
dc.description.abstract In developing countries, construction activities account for about 80% of the total capital assets, 10 % of their Gross Domestic Product (GDP), and more than 50% of the wealth invested in fixed assets. The success of construction projects in developing countries is often uncertain due to planning in an unpredictable and poorly resourced environment. The economy of Jordan is growing rapidly due to changes in the region, and several large construction projects are being proposed and implemented. However, there is a lack of modern tools, methods, and techniques necessary to achieve the desired goals within time, cost, and standards. In addition, previous research in the project risk management discipline suggests that practitioners, especially in developing countries, are not fully aware of its importance. This research offers an in-depth understanding of the project management maturity concept, which allows construction organizations to improve their management practices, overcome past management malpractices, and achieve better project performance. Hence, several project management maturity models (e.g., Project Management Maturity Model (PM3)) have been utilized to generate a new maturity model that enables a Jordanian organization to evaluate its capabilities in project management, while focusing on the risk management process. The Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) offers a project management process consisting of ten knowledge areas. This research investigates the main role that risk management plays within the proposed model by exploring its impact on project performance and its relationship with the other knowledge areas.
dc.format.extent 232 p.
dc.format.medium electronic
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language English
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.publisher University of Alabama Libraries
dc.relation.ispartof The University of Alabama Electronic Theses and Dissertations
dc.relation.ispartof The University of Alabama Libraries Digital Collections
dc.relation.hasversion born digital
dc.rights All rights reserved by the author unless otherwise indicated.
dc.subject.other Civil engineering
dc.title Enhancing the management proficiencies in developing countries: the impact of project risk management within a project management maturity model on project performance
dc.type thesis
dc.type text
etdms.degree.department University of Alabama. Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering
etdms.degree.discipline Civil, Construction & Environmental Engineering
etdms.degree.grantor The University of Alabama
etdms.degree.level doctoral
etdms.degree.name Ph.D.


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