Project Management in Small and Medium Enterprises to Improve Management Knowledge

Bolívar Arturo-Delgado, Flor Nancy Díaz-Piraquive

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This article presents the research results of the bibliographic review, done about the application of project management processes, in small and medium size enterprises worldwide, with the aim of knowing the current state of investigative productivity that is addressed in them and thus increasing knowledge management in the organization’s operations. In this sense, a qualitative research with descriptive scope was carried out. With the analysis of information from existent literature, four thematic units were constructed: administrative, operational, strategic and external, which by the authors judgment, explain the disclosure about investigations carried out in organizations of this nature. As a result, it was found that, despite the heterogeneity of research in this type of companies, in the field of knowledge management and project management it is limited, an aspect that is considered later in detail, given that it is a relevant factor. in the research that generates this article and that will enable the articulation of knowledge management and project management. The investigations, as a result of the review, reach the highest concentration in the administrative category, with problems centered on the administrative process: planning, organizing, directing and controlling; and financial and accounting aspects.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationKnowledge Management in Organizations - 15th International Conference, KMO 2021, Proceedings
EditorsLorna Uden, I-Hsien Ting, Kai Wang
PublisherSpringer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)9783030816346
StatePublished - 2021
Externally publishedYes
Event15th International Conference on Knowledge Management in Organizations, KMO 2021 - Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Province of China
Duration: Jul 20 2021Jul 22 2021

Publication series

NameCommunications in Computer and Information Science
ISSN (Print)1865-0929
ISSN (Electronic)1865-0937


Conference15th International Conference on Knowledge Management in Organizations, KMO 2021
Country/TerritoryTaiwan, Province of China

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Computer Science
  • General Mathematics


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