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ISSN: 2047-7031

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ISSN: 2047-7031  
Volume  4   Issue 9  2015  
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Article Abstract
Success Factors in Project Management
Keywords:  Projects; Project Management; Critical Success Factors; Successful Projects
Élen Nara Carpim Besteiro , Jefferson de Souza Pinto and Olívio Novaski
The purpose of this paper is to indicate the variables that are responsible for the success of project management. The variables were classified into groups of four driver management skills, critical success factors, monitoring and control and lessons learned according to PMI methodology - Project Management Institute. The variables were selected for the following statistical analysis: the Correspondence Analysis selected the most important variables to manage projects, and the set of variables was evaluated by 28 project managers, who, through a questionnaire (survey) validated the most important and those that apply to most medium and large companies. Additionally statistical analysis - Analytical Hierarchy (AHP) and the joint analysis - were applied to rank the variables according to their importance. The results were obtained 18 variables of group management skills, 19 critical success factors, 13 monitoring and control, and 7 related lessons learned. The critical factors revealed in this research converged with the investigated theory, pointing basic and vital factors for a successful project management. The research pointed to each group director the 6 relevant variables that need to be managed so that the management of the projects to be successful. Therefore, several factors influence the performance of a design, however, some factors may be related to the possibility of success.
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