nep-ppm New Economics Papers
on Project, Program and Portfolio Management
Issue of 2021‒10‒25
four papers chosen by
Arvi Kuura
Tartu Ülikool

  1. Globalized Adoption of Knowledge Management in New Product Development: A Conceptual Framework By Bak Aun Teoh
  2. Does consumer protection enhance disclosure credibility in reward crowdfunding? By Cascino, Stefano; Correia, Maria; Tamayo, Ane
  4. A Note on Inequality Measures for Mixtures of Double Pareto-Lognormal Distributions By William Griffiths; Duangkamon Chotikapanich; Gholamreza Hajargasht

  1. By: Bak Aun Teoh (Tunku Abdul Rahman University College, Jalan Genting Kelang, 53300 Setapak, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Author-2-Name: Wei Hong Ling Author-2-Workplace-Name: Tunku Abdul Rahman University College, Jalan Genting Kelang, 53300 Setapak, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Author-3-Name: Amlus Ibrahim Author-3-Workplace-Name: Universiti Utara Malaysia, 06010 Sintok, Kedah Darul Aman, Malaysia Author-4-Name: Author-4-Workplace-Name: Author-5-Name: Author-5-Workplace-Name: Author-6-Name: Author-6-Workplace-Name: Author-7-Name: Author-7-Workplace-Name: Author-8-Name: Author-8-Workplace-Name:)
    Abstract: "Objective - The article presents the concept between the relationship of knowledge management adoption in global new product development. The growth in new knowledge and technology has substantially increased the complexity of the projects that is strongly influencing the time, cost, and quality of the project management. Due to the volatility of the current market, the effectiveness of knowledge management could reduce the project uncertainties, project life cycle costs, and risks of new product development. Since new product development is regarded as the key to innovation due to its strong connection between the knowledge and core competence, the ways how the knowledge will be captured, created, and shared among the project teams is important to remain competitive in today's business and market competition. Hence, the modes of how they are created and shared between the project team members as well as the impact of knowledge management towards new product development will be discussed in this paper. knowledge management are normally created and transferred through the conversion between explicit and tacit knowledge, which can be further applied into the project management. Methodology/Technique - The paper embarks a conceptual review of present literatures which specifically address the perspectives of project management, and simultaneously explains the relationship between the knowledge management (namely knowledge creation, knowledge sharing, knowledge utilization and key success factor) and new product development. Finding - This research ascertains the conceptual framework that relate to knowledge management and new product development that contribute to increase the probability of project success in project management. Novelty - Present study aims to shed light on the existing knowledge of the organization can be evaluated by the actions of decision makers and introduce a conceptual framework that a better knowledge can lead to measurable efficiencies in production and product development. Type of Paper - Review"
    Date: 2021–09–30
  2. By: Cascino, Stefano; Correia, Maria; Tamayo, Ane
    Abstract: We study how the interplay of disclosure and regulation shapes capital allocation in reward crowdfunding. Using data from Kickstarter, the largest online reward crowdfunding platform, we show that, even in the absence of clear regulation and enforcement mechanisms, disclosure helps entrepreneurs access capital for their projects and bolsters engagement with potential project backers, consistent with the notion that disclosure mitigates moral hazard. We further document that, subsequent to a change in Kickstarter’s terms of use that increases the threat of consumer litigation, the association between project funding and disclosure becomes stronger. This evidence suggests that consumer protection regulation enhances the perceived credibility of disclosure. We find the effect of the change in terms of use to be more pronounced in states with stricter consumer protection regulations. Taken together, our findings yield important insights on the role of disclosure, as well as on the potential effects of increased regulation on crowdfunding platforms.
    Keywords: crowdfunding; Disclosure; Consumer Protection; Regulation; Enforcement
    JEL: G18 M41 O31 O38
    Date: 2019–12–01
  3. By: Bouchra Laamrani (FSJES - Faculté des Sciences juridiques - Université Mohamed V - Souissi); Mounir Zouiten (FSJES - Faculté des Sciences juridiques - Université Mohamed V - Souissi)
    Abstract: To counterbalance the stakes of globalization and generalized competition, territories are compelled to build and manage their territorial attractiveness which is, often, driven by a comparative or even a differentiating advantage. Aware of these issues, the actors of the city of Rabat have undertaken territorialized actions. Indeed, the built fabric of this city is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. In addition, the city has adopted an integrated urban development program. This article aims to examine the reconciliation between the heritage status of the city and the urban projects undertaken within the framework of this program. The analysis is based on a documentary study.
    Keywords: actors,cultural heritage,Rabat,urban project
    Date: 2021–09–21
  4. By: William Griffiths; Duangkamon Chotikapanich; Gholamreza Hajargasht
    Abstract: Formulas are derived for the Gini, Theil and Pietra coefficients for a population-weighted mixture of double Pareto-lognormal distributions; they are applied to South America for two years. Results are also provided for the special case Pareto-lognormal and lognormal distributions. The formulas are useful for measuring regional or global inequality in large-scale projects that utilise double Pareto-lognormal distributions or their special cases.
    Keywords: Gini coefficient, Theil index, Pietra index
    Date: 2021

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