Project Management Practices And Successful Information System Projects: A Case Study Of Small And Medium Enterprises In Nairobi City County
Otieno, Gerison S
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Small and Medium Enterprises contribute significantly to the economy by creating employment which in turn contributes to national wealth building. The aim of this study was to examine the project management practices of small and medium enterprises and to determine the relationship between the practices of project management and the successful implementation of information systems. The following questions guided the research study: Which project management practices were used and how project management practices impacted the success of information systems implementation? The research study was limited Nairobi City County. The population of the study was 1,000,000 which derived a sample size of 384 as outlined in the Krejcee and Morgan Table. The study applied descriptive research design. Structured questionnaires were administered to collect data. The study targeted project managers, information technology and communication managers, business owners and line managers involved in information systems projects. The majority of the respondents 66% have some level of project management training skills. There were still other factors that needed to be considered to ensure that projects are implemented successfully. Furthermore, project teams need to stay up to date with the emerging trends in project management practices as it keeps evolving day by day.
University of Nairobi
SubjectProject Management Practices
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