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Exploration of the applicability of Complexity science theories to IT software development projects in the Retail industry requires a combination of quantitative and qualitative methods. Determining the existence of chaos, the edge of chaos, or of unorder, commences with the application of an iterative grounded theory analysis, categorising a sample data set against one of many frameworks that purport to aid in identifying the existence of complexity in projects. Proving the existence of chaos in this environment will validate the necessity of developing a new project management framework, one that is more aligned to complex organisational realities than the traditional quantitative project management approaches currently in use.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2020 Higher Degree Research (HDR) Conference
EditorsMichelle Gilmour
PublisherCharles Sturt University
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2020
Event2020 Higher Degree Research (HDR) Online Conference: School of Computing and Mathematics Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences - Online
Duration: 21 Oct 202022 Oct 2020


Conference2020 Higher Degree Research (HDR) Online Conference
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