A competency model for effectiveness in managing multiple projects

Peerasit Patanakul, Dragan Milosevic

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To be effective in leading multiple simultaneous projects in high-velocity industries, this study proposes a list of competencies that multiple-project managers should possess organized as a competency model for effectiveness in managing multiple projects. Among other competencies, the competencies that are unique to multiple-project managers are organizational experience, interdependency management, multitasking, simultaneous team management, and management of interproject process. This finding helps raise awareness in the project management community regarding the differences between the competencies of single-project managers and those of multiple-project managers. Besides the list of competencies, this study extends its contribution by presenting propositions for future research.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)118-131
Number of pages14
JournalJournal of High Technology Management Research
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Science Applications
  • Strategy and Management
  • Information Systems and Management
  • Marketing
  • Management of Technology and Innovation


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