Who’s who in the project zoo? The ten core project roles

Ofer Zwikael, Jack R. Meredith
  • International Journal of Operations & Production Management, February 2018, Emerald
  • DOI: 10.1108/ijopm-05-2017-0274

The key project roles

What is it about?

This paper resolves a core issue in project management research and practice – inconsistent terminology of key project roles.

Why is it important?

There are conflicting definitions and misuse concerning some key project terms, as well as use of the same title for different roles (e.g. customer, sponsor, champion). The paper defines the ten core project roles and the two project entities with which they are associated.

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