How boards and senior managers have governed

Raymond C. Young

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This chapter positions IT project governance in the context of corporate governance and IT governance. It has highlighted dysfunctional behaviour and neglect of the governance perspective in project management practice and argued that the traditional measure of success ‘on-time on-budget’ is inappropriate for IT project governance. It presents a holistic framework of IT projects in the context of an organisation and lists six key IT project governance questions that should be asked by a board (or other approving authority), top managers and executive project sponsors. The detailed framework and questions are being published by Standards Australia as HB280 and they incorporate and extend the best of the IT project governance prescriptions that currently exist.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationImproving implementation
Subtitle of host publicationorganisational change and project management
EditorsJohn Wanna
Place of PublicationCanberra ACT
PublisherANU E Press
ISBN (Print)9781921313011
Publication statusPublished - 2006

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PublisherANU E Press

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