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Issue 2/ 2019, article 4

Piotr Ogonowski, Maciej Madziński

PROJECT MANAGEMENT MATURITY IN COMPANIES OPERATING ON POLISH LOGISTICS MARKET

Abstract:

Background: The complexity and uncertainty of the modern world encourage companies to use nowadays project management practices. Research of project management maturity allows assessing how well companies are prepared to run projects. The main motivation behind the article was lack of project management maturity assessment on the Polish logistic market. In the article, the authors describe research that gives an overview of the subject which was conducted in logistics companies operating on the Polish market.

Methods: Quantitative approach delivered by an online survey was chosen as a method of research. Purposive sampling research strategy was used. Researchers surveyed 60 biggest logistics companies operating on the Polish market (according to revenue) receiving 13 responses from which 12 were used.

Results and Conclusion: In the perception of responding managers from the biggest logistics companies operating on the Polish market, they are functioning in a volatile and uncertain environment with a strong need for successful changes and project implementation.

Even though one could think that therefore researched companies are mature in the project management or the innovation management area, our research showed otherwise. Project management maturity is still in development phase and innovation management is nearly non-existing, which shows that logistic companies operating on the Polish market are in painful process “learning of project management by experience”.

Keywords: project management, project management maturity, dynamics of the industry, management system, project management readiness

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DOI: 10.17270/J.LOG.2019.324
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MLA Ogonowski, Piotr, and Maciej Madziński. "Project management maturity in companies operating on Polish logistics market ." Logforum 15.2 (2019): 4. DOI: 10.17270/J.LOG.2019.324
APA Piotr Ogonowski, Maciej Madziński (2019). Project management maturity in companies operating on Polish logistics market . Logforum 15 (2), 4. DOI: 10.17270/J.LOG.2019.324
ISO 690 OGONOWSKI, Piotr, MADZIńSKI, Maciej. Project management maturity in companies operating on Polish logistics market . Logforum, 2019, 15.2: 4. DOI: 10.17270/J.LOG.2019.324
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