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Disclosure of the State of the Art of Performance Evaluation Applied to Project Management

DOI: 10.4236/ajibm.2014.411073, PP. 677-687

Keywords: Performance Measurement, Project Management, Bibliometric Analysis

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This study aims to explore the subject of performance evaluation in project management through the selection of relevant articles on the theme and their subsequent bibliometric analysis, in order to build knowledge among researchers on the subject. The research is characterized as exploratory, descriptive, theoretical-illustrative and adopts ProKnow-C (Knowledge Development Process-Constructivist) as an intervention tool. As a result, we obtain a set of 18 publications comprising the sample of relevant articles on the topic. From this sample, we found that the International Journal of Project Management is the most aligned with the research topic and the article “Plans are nothing, changing plans is everything: The impact of changes on project success” is the most cited in the sample. This paper highlights the most prominent authors and keywords of the bibliographic portfolio.

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