13th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management

Capabilities Management for Project-Based Organizations: An Ontological Model Proposal

Edison Atencio, Mauro Mancini & Guillermo Bustos
Publisher: IEOM Society International
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Track: Project Management

In Project-Based Organizations (PBOs), projects, programs and portfolios are developed by professionals with different profiles and capabilities. These capabilities are composed of knowledge, skills,  tools, and techniques for management, such as influencing, motivating, listening and enabling. Properly allocating these capabilities in projects allows for achieving objectives, removing obstacles, better decision-making, increasing productivity and team focusing. In a complex project environment, for instance, megaprojects, understanding and managing these capabilities could be difficult. This research proposes a tool for managing individual project management capabilities and facilitating their availability and correct allocation. This tool is developed through ontologies which are high-abstraction models composed of classes and relations and computer-processable. IPMA Individual Competence Baseline for Project Management is a reference framework for capabilities extraction, description, standardization and mapping.

Published in: 13th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Manila, Philipines

Publisher: IEOM Society International
Date of Conference: March 7-9, 2023

ISBN: 979-8-3507-0543-0
ISSN/E-ISSN: 2169-8767