Literature Review: Project Management Maturity Model

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2.0 Literature Review 2.1 Definition of Project Nazira Binti Mahmud (2009) found that a project is a finite endeavor undertaken to establish a unique product or service in order to facilitate a beneficial change or added value. According to Xiaoyi (2001), finite endeavor is defined as having definite start and finish dates. Organizations utilize projects as temporary organizational structures purposely to achieve agreed upon objectives. Ngoc Se (2010) mentioned that a project is a problem planned for solution. In order to carry out the business or objective for that organization, every department is set up and planned with specific functions. Regarding to a project’s purposes, it had been created and build up to cover varies business dimensions’…show more content…
According to Vergopia (2008), an organization that has the ability to deliver a project performance timely, within budget and specifications in a consistent manner is considered as successful project management. There are a lot of differences in existing maturity models (Bronius & Rasa, 2013), where it includes differences of definition in “maturity” in model’s logical structure, project management area of knowledge, and the scope of maturity model. Thus, we will briefly discuss about the differences of some existing…show more content…
According to Hillson (2003) where he used ProMMM for case study, he discovered that ProMMM helps organization in developing project-awareness and staff competency. ProMMM consists of 4 maturity levels which are: naïve, novice, normalized, and natural. Naïve is defined as PM that is unstructured and ineffective where past experiences are not used in improving future projects. Novice is defined as early adopter to PM knowledge where an organization that has ill-implemented PM process, fully aware of PM benefits. Normalized is defined as situation where PM is widely implemented but not all cases getting excellence

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