Yacoub Petro

Yacoub Petro
British University in Dubai · Project Management

Doctor of Philosophy

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Many researchers have investigated the organizational structural factors and their influence on project success. Later, researchers moved towards investigating the portfolio success and effectiveness as a new area of study. We note that all such constructs are a product of strategy, and if not aligned correctly, a dichotomy will appear between stra...
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Some studies suggest that organizational ambidexterity is best orchestrated through individual projects. However, stand-alone individual projects are relatively limited in scope, while suffering from susceptibilities to horizontal and vertical segmentation. This may render them poorly suited to serve as conduits for organizational ambidexterity. By...
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The aim of this study is to assess the ability of project portfolio management practices to support the pursuit of ambidexterity at the project level through engagement with specific dimensions and mechanisms. The focus is on examining the operating/business model and challenges that are imposed on the firms, but deemed resolvable through the simul...
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The objective of this paper is to explore a project-focused understanding of contemporary organizational ambidexterity literature. As part of this process, a taxonomical analysis of the elements and components of the concept of organizational ambidexterity is undertaken. Findings suggest that a project-focused notion of organizational ambidexterity...
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The objective of this paper is to explore a project-focused understanding of contemporary organizational ambidexterity literature. As part of this process, a taxonomical analysis of the elements and components of the concept of organizational ambidexterity is undertaken. Findings suggest that a project-focused notion of organizational ambidexterity...
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This research book aims to build an understanding of how ambidexterity can be achieved in Project Based Organizations (PBOs). Ambidexterity is the organizational ability to simultaneously explore market and exploit knowledge and resources to improve performance and drive through sustainability. This research proposes the use of Project Portfolio Ma...
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The pressure on organizations to achieve a minimum level of success and growth in a very competitive market is high. In this regards, this research studies the direct relationship between the usage of those appropriate project management tools and techniques (practices) and the success of projects taking into account the engineering and constructio...
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As extrinsic rewards become very limited under organizational retrenchments, organizations should rely heavily on other types of rewards, such as intrinsic rewards, to improve the performance of those employees who have been overwhelmed with a perception of job insecurity. This paper examines the impact of such perception, along with many other pos...
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