A Study of Project Management Capability in Global Information System Projects

글로벌 IS 프로젝트 관리 역량에 관한 연구

  • Kim, Gyeung-Min (Information Systems College of Business Ewha Womans University)
  • 김경민 (이화여자대학교 경영대학 경영학)
  • Received : 2010.09.02
  • Accepted : 2010.09.18
  • Published : 2010.09.30

Abstract

글로벌 IS 소싱이 확산됨에 따라 다국적 팀원들로 구성된 글로벌 프로젝트 팀이 급격히 늘어나고 있다. 상이한 시간대에 위치한 팀원 간의 상호작용이 필수적인 글로벌 프로젝트는 이러한 시간적, 공간적 복잡성 때문에 프로젝트의 성공적 수행에 많은 어려움을 겪고 있다. 본 연구는 성공적인 글로벌 프로젝트 수행에 필요한 프로젝트 관리 역량에 대한 탐색적인 연구 조사를 하고자 한다. 본 연구는 글로벌 프로젝트 관리 역량을 정보 기술적 역량(IT capability)과 인적 자원 역량(human resource capability)의 관점에서 고찰하였다. 연구 결과에 따르면 기술적 역량으로는 팀원 간의 조정 및 지식 공유 등을 지원하는 협업 도구(collaborative tools)가 프로젝트 성공에 중요한 역할을 하고, 인적 자원 역량과 관련해서는, 기존에 중요시 여겨지던 기술적 지식들 보다는 경영학적 관리 지식 및 의사 소통 능력 등이 중요시 여겨지는 것으로 나타났다. 인적 역량의 관점에서, 본 연구 결과는 해외소싱이 활발해 짐에 따라 프로젝트 관리자(Project Manager, PM)들이 가져야 하는 주요지식으로 기존의 기술적 지식의 비중은 급격히 줄어든 반면, 의사소통 능력, 해외개발 인력관리, 소싱전략 등과 같은 관리에 대한 지식과 비즈니스 업무지식이 점차 중요해 지고 있음을 보여주고 있다. 한국의 해외 소성은 매우 초기 단계에 있지만 본 연구는 차제에 한국의 IT 인력 특히 PM 인력들이 갖추어야 하는 지식요건과 해외소성을 관리하기 위한 기술적 역량 등에 대한 방향을 제시하고 있다는 점에서 의의가 있다.

Acknowledgement

Supported by : Ewha Womans University

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