Implementing The Methods Of Project Management

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Proposal of research Evaluate implementing the methods of project management (PM) in Saudi Arabia Contents page 1- INTRODUCTION………………………………………………… 2- Background…………………………………………………... 3- Aims………………………………………………………………………... 4- Objectives………………………………………………………………... 5- Methodology of the research…………………………………... 6- Methods- secondary and primary…………………………….... 7- Expected results……………………………………………………... 8- Plan of work…………………………………………………………….. 9 - Limitations……………………………………………………………... 10 - Research Ethics ……………………………………………………………... 11 - Bibliography……………………………………………………………. Introduction This aims of this research proposal is to provide a wide-ranging account on the methods of project management in Saudi…show more content…
The main motivations which encouraged the researcher to conduct such a study is due to the scarce literature and academic research on the topic of project management in Saudi Arabia as well as insufficient comparative studies on this particular field (evaluate implementing the methods of project management in Saudi Arabia). For instance, Mitra and Tan, (2012) underlined that studies on Saudi Arabia’s are rarely covered by academic publications or international journals despite the existing of substantial turnkey construction contract opportunities for multinational companies in the Gulf and Middle East countries in general and in Saudi Arabia in particular. Mitra and Tan, (2012) observed that, within less than a decade (2000-2007), Saudi Arabia non-oil sector percentage of real GDP raised from 65% to 68%. Such an increase is mainly due to mega construction projects such as the seven strategic cities amongst which are the Medina Knowledge Economic City and King Abdullah Economic City for almost US$168 billion. Two main comments might be done regarding these projects. First, it is through the injection of significant amounts of capital from oil-exporting income, and secondly, real challenges appeared impeding the completion of big projects on time and the viability of the projects due to budget limits. Whereas private construction firms are attracted by the liquidity in the market, leading to a fierce competition at
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