The Role of Artifacts and Values in Project Success

Posted: 25 Dec 2012 Last revised: 30 Oct 2013

See all articles by Zvi H. Aronson

Zvi H. Aronson

Stevens Institute of Technology - School of Business

Aaron Shenhar

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Business School at Newark & New Brunswick

Date Written: December 24, 2012

Abstract

Quantitative and qualitative evidence support that building activities, e.g., artifacts, affect employees’ emotions, attitudes and behavioral norms which are focused on expected project outcomes. These affect employees’ contextual performance behavior which in turn affects success. Implicatins are that, leaders can be trained to use informal levers to increase contextual performance behavior and project success.

Keywords: Culture, Contextual Performance

Suggested Citation

Aronson, Zvi H. and Shenhar, Aaron, The Role of Artifacts and Values in Project Success (December 24, 2012). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2193643

Zvi H. Aronson (Contact Author)

Stevens Institute of Technology - School of Business ( email )

Hoboken, NJ 07030
United States

Aaron Shenhar

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Business School at Newark & New Brunswick ( email )

Janice H. Levin Bldg., Room 121
94 Rockafeller Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854-8054
United States

Register to save articles to
your library

Register

Paper statistics

Abstract Views
261
PlumX Metrics