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How standard are standards: An examination of language emphasis in project management standards
Project management journal (2007)
  • Lynn Crawford
  • Julien Pollack
  • David England
Abstract
In light of current work toward the development of global standards for project management, this paper analyzes differences between a selection of various countries’ existing project management standards. The analysis is conducted using computational corpus linguistics techniques, resulting in the identification of similarities and differences between the standards of five countries. © Copyright Project Management Institute, 2007
Keywords
  • standards,
  • project management,
  • global initiatives,
  • text analysis
Disciplines
Publication Date
September 1, 2007
Citation Information
Lynn Crawford, Julien Pollack and David England. "How standard are standards: An examination of language emphasis in project management standards" Project management journal Vol. 38 Iss. 3 (2007)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/lynn_crawford/17/