The project manager’s competencies at the mobile context of project management

Sirlei de Almeida Pereira, Henrique Mello Rodrigues de Freitas


Different organizations are adopting work mobility. With regard to projects context, mobility changes interaction processes and emphasizes skills required from project managers. Considering this scenario, we carried out a survey by questionnaire with 114 project managers, to investigate how mobility has been changing project management and the inherent project manager competencies in this environment. Triangulation and pattern combination were the basis for the analysis, and results suggest that mobility is benefited by the context of projects, by highlighting that commitment, maturity, experience, and ability to use technologies are critical skills for project managers working remotely.


Work Mobility; Mobile Information Technologies [MIT]; Project Management; Competencies of Project Managers.

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