Sustainable Environment to Prevent Burnout and Attrition in Project Management


Govindaras, Baskaran and Wern, Tuan Sau and Kaur, Sharangeet and Haslin, Idris Akmal and Ramasamy, R. Kanesaraj (2023) Sustainable Environment to Prevent Burnout and Attrition in Project Management. Sustainability, 15 (3). p. 2364. ISSN 2071-1050

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Project teams often fight to find a balance between the triple restrictions of money, scope, and schedule to deliver excellent products or services. The dual goal of realising benefits and satisfying the needs of stakeholders drives this conflict. It is possible that the climate and pace of the project will not be able to keep up with the increased demand for the deliverables, which will lead to burnout among project members and possibly attrition for the team. In this work, we analyse the factors that lead to project settings that are not sustainable and provide solutions to address the problem. The reading of 28 pieces of literature relating to project management in the information technology (IT), construction, energy, and health sectors is required to accomplish this goal. The results of the review are tabulated and mapped to the process groups and knowledge areas outlined in the 6th edition of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). This is done based on the Project Management Institute (PMI). According to the findings, increasing focus on the Project Resource Management knowledge area, which interacts with the Planning and Executing process groups, is necessary for the development of an environment that is environmentally sustainable. Plan resource management, develop teams, and manage teams are three processes that are included in these categories and fall under the category of being particularly significant. The next most important area of expertise is project communication management, which is followed by project schedule management.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Burnout, attrition, project management, optimisation, stress, depression, mental health
Subjects: R Medicine > RC Internal medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Computing and Informatics (FCI)
Depositing User: Ms Nurul Iqtiani Ahmad
Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2023 07:05
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2023 07:05


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