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Title: Tackling projects on sustainability: a Lithuanian case study
Authors: Dobrovolskienė, Nomeda
Tvaronavičienė, Manuela
Tamošiūnienė, Rima
Keywords: sustainability
project
project management
project manager
decision making
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Center
Citation: Dobrovolskienė, N.; Tvaronavičienė, M.; Tamošiūnienė, R. 2017. Tackling projects on sustainability: a Lithuanian case study, Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Issues 4(4), 477–488.
Series/Report no.: 4;4
Abstract: Companies are increasingly coming under strong global pressure to incorporate sustainability considerations into their project decision-making process. This is where project managers play a vital role. However, how project managers approach sustainability in their daily work still has to be explored. Therefore, this article seeks to determine whether and to what extent project managers take into account sustainability in project management decision making. Research was carried out in Lithuania, selecting two industries: construction and automotive. The case study revealed that project managers in Lithuania still do not give much regard to sustainability when making their decisions. Only a limited number of sustainability criteria are taken into account by project managers in their decisions. Research also showed that a project manager gives more consideration to sustainability in project management decision making than a project team member.
URI: http://dspace.vgtu.lt/handle/1/3598
ISSN: 2345-0282
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