An Investigation into Project Management Best Practices in Nigeria’s Telecommunication Industry

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DOI: 10.21522/TIJAR.2014.09.02.Art007

Authors : Olanrewaju Modupe-Samuel


The purpose of the study was to investigate project management best practices in Nigeria’s telecommunication industry. Data was collected across 379 telecommunication firms and analyzed using the descriptive method. The study found that telecommunication firms in Nigeria adopt the best project management practices. Best project management practices are widespread in the telecommunication industry in Nigeria. The project management practices adopted by telecommunication firms include holding initial meetings of all the project stakeholders, the development of project scope management, keeping all related parties updated throughout the project’s lifecycle, the creating of resource plan, the creation of a response risk team, transparency in the implementation of projects, setting realistic project milestone and review of project performance.

Keywords: Best Practices, Project, Project Management, Telecommunication Industry.


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