Appendix: Sample literature search strings used and results.
SCANNING THE LITERATURE
NAME: Senevi Kiridena
DUE DATE: (maximum
10 working days)
Web of Science
2 discipline databases
or nominated journals
1. (“project complexity” AND manag*) OR (“project management” AND complex*) OR (complex* AND project*) OR
“complex project management” OR “managing project complexity” AND “complexity theory”
2. 1. AND engineering/construction,
3. 1. AND IT/software,
4. 1. AND R&D/new product development,
5. 1. AND manufacturing/process improvement.
Search: Scopus, Wos, Emerald and Business Source Complete.
International Journal of Project Management – ScienceDirect – A ranked.
Project Management Journal –Business Source Complete / Wiley- B ranked.
International Journal of Managing Projects in Business –Emerald – C ranked.
Journal of Engineering Project and Production Management- Directory Open Access Journals - not yet ranked 20111.
Grant / A or A* Journal
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