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Sustainability Integration for Effective Project Management

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Although it remains one of the most significant challenges in recent years, companies are beginning to integrate the ideas of sustainability into organized projects such as marketing, corporate communications, and annual reports. In this case, sustainability remains an important influence on the initiation of project management. Sustainability Integration for Effective Project Management provides a comprehensive understanding of the most important issues, concepts, trends, methodologies, and good practices in sustainability to project management. The research and concepts discussed in this publication are developed by professionals and academics aiming to provide the latest knowledge related to sustainability principles for prospective professionals, academics, and researchers in this area of expertise.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
  5. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. Preface
    1. READERSHIP
    2. ORGANIZATION
    3. OVERVIEW
    4. CONCLUSION
  7. Acknowledgment
  8. Section 1: Considering Project Management through a Sustainability Lens
    1. Chapter 1: How Business Excellence Models Contribute to Project Sustainability and Project Success
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SUSTAINABILITY
      4. BUSINESS EXCELLENCE MODELS
      5. PROJECT SUCCESS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 2: Integrating Project Strategy for Sustainable Development
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE PROJECT SD INTEGRATION CHALLENGE
      4. COMPLEXITY OF CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY
      5. PROJECTS AND SD: STRUGGLE FOR COMPATIBILITY
      6. CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK FOR INTEGRATING PROJECT STRATEGY FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
      7. FUTURE DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 3: GreenPM®
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. SUPPORTING ISO 14000 STANDARDS THROUGH PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROCESSES
      5. A CLOSER LOOK: APPLYING GREENTHINK TO PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROCESSES
      6. TAKING GREENPM TO THE NEXT LEVEL: PROJECT MANAGEMENT OFFICES AND PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    4. Chapter 4: Sustainability in Project Management Processes
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE CONCEPTS OF SUSTAINABILITY
      4. PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROCESSES AND STANDARDS
      5. INTEGRATING SUSTAINABILITY IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROCESSES
      6. INTEGRATING SUSTAINABILITY IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROCESS STANDARDS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    5. Chapter 5: How Can Sustainable Development Redefine Project Management Processes?
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND: DEFINING THE THREE DIMENSIONS OF THE RELATIONSHIP AND THE ENCIRCLING MILIEU
      4. THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
      5. SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
      6. PROJECT MANAGEMENT
      7. SYSTEMS THINKING AND LEVERAGE POINTS
      8. RETHINKING THE RELATIONSHIPS: THE TRI-DIMENSIONAL INTEGRATION
      9. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      10. CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 6: Social Sustainability to Social Benefit
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DEFINITIONS AND CONTEXT
      4. CHALLENGES WITH SOCIAL RISK IDENTIFICATION
      5. A SOCIAL RISK MANAGEMENT PLAN
      6. CONCLUSION
    7. Chapter 7: Project Success by Integrating Sustainability in Project Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER: ISSUES, CONTROVERSIES, PROBLEMS
      5. METHODOLOGY
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. RESEARCH LIMITATIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
  9. Section 2: Integrating Sustainability into Project Management
    1. Chapter 8: Re-Thinking Project Initiation and Project Management by Considering Principles of Sustainable Development
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PROJECT INITIATION PROCESS AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROCESS
      4. SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
      5. PROJECT INITIATION CONSIDERING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT PRINCIPLES
      6. PROJECT MANAGEMENT CONSIDERING SD PRINCIPLES
      7. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 9: Project Initiation
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. INVESTMENT AND PROJECT
      4. INITIATING A PROJECT
      5. PM STANDARDS AND INVESTMENT ANALYSIS
      6. LOOKING OUTSIDE THE PM STANDARDS WORLD: THE LOGICAL FRAMEWORK APPROACH
      7. PROPOSING A COMPREHENSIVE INVESTMENT ANALYSIS METHOD
      8. CONSEQUENCES FOR THE DESIGN OF THE INITIATION PROCESS
      9. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 10: Integrating Sustainability into Technology-Oriented Project Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      5. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 11: Sustainability in Project Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE BUSINESS MANDATE FOR SUSTAINABILITY
      4. THE TIE WITH PROJECT MANAGEMENT
      5. ASPECTS OF SUSTAINABILITY
      6. INCORPORATING SUSTAINABILITY INTO PROJECT MANAGEMENT PRACTICES
      7. CONCLUSION: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES
    5. Chapter 12: Evaluating Sustainability on Projects Using Indicators
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SUSTAINABILITY IN PROJECTS
      4. SUSTAINABILITY INDICATOR SETS
      5. INDICATOR SET’S STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES
      6. SUSTAINABILITY INDICATOR SET SELECTION
      7. HOW TO USE THE INDICATOR SET
      8. PRACTICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF SUSTAINABILITY INDICATORS
      9. FUTURE DIRECTIONS
      10. CHAPTER SUMMARY
      11. APPENDIX 1
      12. APPENDIX 2
    6. Chapter 13: Consideration of Sustainability in Projects and Project Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE SUSTAINABILITY IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT MATURITY MODEL
      4. RESEARCH DESIGN
      5. FINDINGS
      6. ANALYSIS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. APPENDIX
  10. Section 3: Sustainability and the Project Manager
    1. Chapter 14: Leading Sustainability through Projects
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. TAKING PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR SUSTAINABILITY
      5. TAKING ACTION FOR THE FUTURE
      6. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 15: How Positive Psychology can Support Sustainable Project Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND
      3. PROJECTS, POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY AND POSITIVE EMOTIONS
      4. POSITIVE EMOTIONS AND SUSTAINABLE PROJECT MANAGEMENT
      5. INFLUENCING POSITIVE EMOTIONS TO SUPPORT SUSTAINABLE PROJECT MANAGEMENT
      6. HOPE AND OPTIMISM FOR SUSTAINABLE CHANGE
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 16: Project Manager as a Pivot Point for Implementing Sustainability in an Enterprise
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. PROJECT MANAGER AS A PIVOT POINT FOR IMPLEMENTING SUSTAINABILITY IN AN ENTERPRISE
      5. ENHANCING YOUR PROJECT WITH SUSTAINABILITY THINKING
      6. LEAN THINKING AND YOUR PROJECT
      7. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      8. ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC IMPACTS AND COSTS – THE TRIPLE BOTTOM LINE.
      9. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      10. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 17: Sustainability in Project Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. CASE STUDY
      5. CASE STUDY RESULTS
      6. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH RECOMMENDATIONS
    5. Chapter 18: Sustainability Assessment for Project Managers
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE ROLE OF PROJECT MANAGER
      4. THE SUSTAINABILITY APPROACH
      5. SUSTAINABILITY IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT
      6. SUSTAINABILITY EVALUATION FRAMEWORK
      7. THE ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. APPENDIX 1
  11. Section 4: Case Studies and Best Practices
    1. Chapter 19: Changes of Projects by Considering the Principles of Sustainable Development Case Study
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MANAGEMENT OF CHANGES OF PERMANENT ORGANIZATIONS
      4. MANAGEMENT OF PROJECT CHANGES
      5. CASE STUDY: TRANSFORMING THE PROJECT HOSPITAL NORTH CONSIDERING SD PRINCIPLES
      6. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 20: Stakeholders’ Perspectives on Sustainability in Project Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. STAKEHOLDERS’ PERSPECTIVES
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 21: Application of Sustainability Considerations in Practice
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. APPLICATION OF SUSTAINABILITY
      5. CASE ANALYSIS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 22: Drivers for Sustainable Project Management Behaviours in Facilities Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND TO SUSTAINABLE PROJECT MANAGEMENT IN THE FACILITIES MANAGEMENT SECTOR
      4. DRIVERS IN THE FM INDUSTRY
      5. ISSUES, CONTROVERSIES, AND PROBLEMS
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS: EXAMPLE BUSINESS CASE FOR FLUORESCENT TUBE IMPACT
      7. OTHER CONSIDERATIONS
      8. MANAGING CHANGE BEHAVIOURS
      9. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 23: Experimenting with Project Stakeholder Analysis
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ON AND BY PROJECTS
      4. PROJECT STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT
      5. THE CASE STUDY PROJECT AND ITS CONTEXT
      6. THE PROCESS OF STAKEHOLDER ANALYSIS
      7. THE EXPLICIT CONSIDERATION OF SD PRINCIPLES
      8. IMPLICATIONS FOR THE PROJECT ORGANIZATION
      9. REFLECTIONS AND CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 24: Instruments and Methods for the Integration of Sustainability in the Project Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. EMPIRICAL FINDINGS ON INTEGRATING SUSTAINABILITY IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT
      5. SOLUTIONS AND DISCUSSION
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
  12. Compilation of References
  13. About the Contributors
  14. Overview of Literature on Sustainability in Projects and Project Management
    1. BOOKS
    2. BOOK CHAPTERS
    3. JOURNAL ARTICLES
    4. PROCEEDINGS AND CONFERENCE PAPERS
    5. OTHER ARTICLES
    6. WHITE PAPERS AND ESSAYS