Visualizing and mapping the project management research areas within the International Journal of Project Management: A bibliometric analysis from 1983 to 2018

López-Robles, José-Ricardo and Otegi-Olaso, José-Ramón and Gamboa-Rosales, Nadia-Karina and Gamboa-Rosales, Hamurabi and Robles-Berumen, Hermes and Gamboa-Rosales, Abubeker Visualizing and mapping the project management research areas within the International Journal of Project Management: A bibliometric analysis from 1983 to 2018., 2019 . In Research and Education in Project Management - REPM 2019, Bilbao (Spain), 21-22 February 2019. [Presentation]

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The Project Management (PM) discipline has remained unchanged over decades, but the practice of this discipline has changed greatly in the last years. Bearing in mind that the PM as become a core activity for organizations and professionals, independently of their area of expertise, it is necessary to develop professional competencies for new project managers. In this way, there are different competency development models, including the ICB 4.0 model of the International Project Management Association (IPMA). Taking this into account, the current research conducts an intellectual and bibliometric analysis of the International Journal of Project Management (IJPM) from 1983 to 2018, in order to know the main research themes and see how these are related to the project management competencies. Finally, it provides a framework to support project managers in the development and direction of future researches identifying emerging, transversal, core and declining themes.

Item type: Presentation
Keywords: Bibliometric performance analysis; Co-occurrence mapping; Project Management; Professional skills; Science mapping; Strategic Intelligence.
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information > BA. Use and impact of information.
B. Information use and sociology of information > BB. Bibliometric methods
F. Management. > FJ. Knowledge management
Depositing user: J.R. López-Robles
Date deposited: 20 Feb 2020 17:32
Last modified: 20 Feb 2020 17:32


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