Each year, the Project Management Institute (PMI) awards grants of up to US$50,000 per project to support research with themes and perspectives that have direct application to the theory and/or practice of project management.
For 2019, PMI has awarded four Sponsored Research Grants:
- Project Title: Knowing when to embrace ambiguity and when to fear it: developing the ability to manage uncertainty in project managers
Investigators: Anna Wiewiora (principal investigator) and Peter O'Connor
Affiliation: Queensland University of Technology, Australia
- Project Title: Harnessing Social Capital with Community Stakeholders in Infrastructure Projects
Investigators: Suresh Cuganesan (principal investigator), Kenneth Chung, and Pernille Eskerod
Affiliation: The University of Sydney, Australia
- Project Title: Project Organizing for Tackling Grand Challenges in Emergent Markets
Investigator: Nuno Gil (principal investigator)
Affiliation: Manchester Business School, United Kingdom
- Project Title: P3M Implementation Framework for Grand Challenges Policies: The Case of Climate Change Mitigation Infrastructure
Investigators: Vedran Zerjav (principal investigator), Efrosyni Konstantinou, Kate Gasparro
Affiliation: University College London, United Kingdom
Congratulations to this year’s grant recipients! The next Sponsored Research Program grant funding cycle opens 1 February 2019 for funding in 2020. To learn more about the PMI Sponsored Research Program, visit pmi.org/SponsoredResearch.