SWOT of Central Public Works Department India: a case study

SWOT of Central Public Works Department India: a case study Purpose – The purpose of this paper to report an analysis of project management issues in Central Public Works Department (CPWD), India. Design/methodology/approach – This research draws on the insights gained through case study development and analysis and interaction with executives of CPWD. Findings – The paper reports on a case study on project management complexities in a typical government body, CPWD, India. The findings indicate that basic project management principles/skills is lacking in projects performed by government departments in India. Research limitations/implications – Delivering of all construction and maintenance project on time, within budget and in accordance to the desired quality had been identified as one of the major challenges in present scenario especially when it comes to any government project. The insights reported in the paper are based on a detailed analysis of one case and hence outcomes are contextual. Originality/value – This research addresses real life complexities in infrastructure project and outlines various risks in such projects. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Advances in Management Research Emerald Publishing

SWOT of Central Public Works Department India: a case study

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2013 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0972-7981
DOI
10.1108/09727981311327794
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Abstract

Purpose – The purpose of this paper to report an analysis of project management issues in Central Public Works Department (CPWD), India. Design/methodology/approach – This research draws on the insights gained through case study development and analysis and interaction with executives of CPWD. Findings – The paper reports on a case study on project management complexities in a typical government body, CPWD, India. The findings indicate that basic project management principles/skills is lacking in projects performed by government departments in India. Research limitations/implications – Delivering of all construction and maintenance project on time, within budget and in accordance to the desired quality had been identified as one of the major challenges in present scenario especially when it comes to any government project. The insights reported in the paper are based on a detailed analysis of one case and hence outcomes are contextual. Originality/value – This research addresses real life complexities in infrastructure project and outlines various risks in such projects.

Journal

Journal of Advances in Management ResearchEmerald Publishing

Published: May 17, 2013

Keywords: Project management; Government projects; Small/medium sized infrastructure project; Government agencies; Project management

References

  • International projects proposal analysis: risk assessment using radial maps
    Steffey, R.W.; Anantatmula, V.S.

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