Use of Project Narratives as a Method for Studying Project Leadership – A Critique

Pradeep H Pendse


Leadership in the context of Projects has been a subject of research since the early 2000s. Most of these studies have either been based on in depth interviews or structured questionnaires or tested research instruments. Narratives which have been used in other fields such as Psychiatry and Health have however been rarely used in Project Management research. This paper which is based on the authors study of nearly 100+ Indian software export  projects, is an attempt to discuss the utility of project narratives as a basis for study of Project Leadership behaviors and competencies.


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