The Australian Institute of Project Management is committed to supporting research in the field of project management.

If you are an AIPM member and would like to share your requests for research participation on this website and with AIPM members in our monthly PM Matters eNewsletter, then please email with the following details about your research:

  • Full details on who is undertaking the research, which bodies are supporting and/or sponsoring the research and an estimated timeframe for completion
  • Details on any commercial funding for the research
  • Agreed scheduled updates on the research progress, including but not limited to articles, presentations and preliminary findings

  • A short Benefits Statement, outlining the benefits your research will have on the project management profession

Current Research Requests

Stakeholder Management in Complex Projects

Research to date has neglected the role stakeholder, play in the success (or otherwise) of complex projects. This research outcome will give insights into the understanding of the relationship between stakeholder characteristics and perceived project success in the context of managing complex projects. It will present the effects of having agile response to change, strategic flexibilities and effective stakeholder communication on the relationship between stakeholder characteristics and perceived project success. The study will contribute to the body of knowledge on stakeholder management in complex projects. The results of the study should highlight the role(s) played by the aforementioned factors in improving project success rate.

Who: Please participate if you are either a project manager or project team member of any project.

Time: It will take about 10 to 15 minutes to complete the online survey.

Complete survey:  

Mr Tuan Son Nguyen, PhD Candidate
School of Engineering and Built Environment, Griffith University
Ph: +61 (0)7 55527810  Mobile: +61 (0)449825358