Journal of Innovative Research in Engineering Sciences



Project portfolio management in water distribution pipelines (Case study: water distribution pipeline 2 of Qasr-e Shirin project)

Mahmoud Tavakkoli harandi, Alireza Mmirjalili, Hamidreza Amiri

Lack of proper strategies in the competitive space of project-based companies has moved them toward the predetermined objectives that a proper strategy is a principal need. Project portfolio management strategy means the ability of effective supervision and management to guarantee the companies’ projects temporarily. The dynamism of the project portfolio management has prioritized the companies’ projects and attributed resources based on the company’s strategy. Therefore, time, financial resources, and human resources can be saved. Several questions were proposed in this research based on the principal problems of projects and were given to the project-based distribution pipeline companies. Participants were divided into several groups after collecting them based on their job rank, background, education, and statistical population. Each group was scored based on the group condition, then the obtained results were tested by spss software. In addition, the project selection, execution, and companies’ strategies were examined. The reasons for problems in distribution pipeline companies can be studied according to the obtained results. These reasons include the lack of an integrated strategy to develop the companies’ objectives which brought problems of costs increase, overwork, risk increase, and project execution time increase. Moreover, problems of regulations and caused problems by entrepreneurs and contractors’ weakness are against the distribution of pipeline projects. 

Published on the web: 28, Jun, 2020
Received : 12, April, 2020
Submitting : 18, February , 2020
Keyword:1- projects portfolio
Keyword:2- distribution pipelines
Keyword:3- strategy, project selection

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