Organizational Human Resources Integration in Project Management


Prof Dimitrios P. Kamsaris

Bilston Community College, UK

Stefanos Kougoulos

Lecturer, Project Management

Bilston Community College, UK

Dr Ahmed El Ghanamy

Trainer, Project Management

Bilston Community College, UK

1.    Introduction

The objective of this paper is to present a topic on Organizational Human Resources Integration in Project Management. The research objective is to attempt to identify the way in which mergers affect the effective delivery of construction projects.

Companies must staff their operations by employing people into the business and ensuring they add value to the enterprise. Human resource management is effective counterpart of the capabilities of employees with the needs of the firm which is the answer element process for growth.

Human resource management is an operation between hiring trained people for the firm’s needs and training and developing them to meet the firm’s needs. So, human resource management is a very crucial concept as it assists the company to compete successfully in the market. In the new economic environment that has emerged as an impact of the recent ‘crisis’, the complexity of each industry forms a demanding context that affects consistently both the internal and external environment of organizations. As a result, the firms need to maintain their competitive advantage.

However, a firm has to constantly increase the value of their products offered to clients in order to sustain their competitive advantage (Barney, 2008), as well as being profitable in order to exist (Kaka and Brown, 1998). All companies are affected by the external environment such as the market, client, etc. and the internal environment including the employees of the firm, contractors, sub-contractors, suppliers etc. (Kelly and Bowles, 2006).

The key research question is to investigate what are the roles of the human resources management assumes within an organization.

The purpose of the study is practical and will be conducted in order to examine the factors affecting the organization’s survival. In the second chapter of the study which is concerned with the literature review a bibliography research including books and up to day journals, will be carried out in which definitions and theories of human resources management and human resources management strategy. The third chapter of the study will investigate the methodology to present the firm. A case study will be investigated through this company. In the conclusion, the results that will be produced from the research and bibliography search will be developing. Afterwards, a list of references is indicated, including all books, up to date science papers and websites that were used in this assignment. 


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About the Authors

dimitrios-kamsarisDr. Dimitrios P. Kamsaris flag-greeceflag-uk

Birmingham, UK

Dr. Dimitrios P. Kamsaris is a Professor of Management and Chairman of Bilston Community College in Birmingham UK. He has been acting as a Visiting Professor at numerous Business Schools in France, UK, Denmark, Cyprus, and Greece. Dr. Kamsaris has completed postdoctoral education at Harvard University. He held CEO and managerial positions in Coca-Cola, Sherwin Williams, Olympic Games, Shell and D Constructions.  Today, he serves as a member of Board of Directors and management consultant.  Furthermore, he trains public & private sector executives in the U.K, UAE, KSA, Qatar, Denmark, Cyprus and Greece.  He has published in business and academic journals. e-mail: [email protected]

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stefanos-kougoulosStefanos Kougoulos flag-greeceflag-uk

Birmingham, UK

Mr. Stefanos Kougoulos is a Lecturer and Researcher in Project Management at Bilston Community College in the UK.  He has extensive experience as a procurement engineer. His main responsibility is within the purchasing and investment department of the major oil seeds processing industry and maritime company in Greece, since 2006.  In the past, he has collaborated with technical naval bureau as a surveyor and drawing engineer. Mr. Stefanos Kougkoulos holds a Master of Science degree in Construction Project Management from Heriot Watt University, as well as a Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering. During his postgraduate thesis he conducted a research on the way the Project Success Factors Affect the Residential Construction Projects in Greece.  e-mail: [email protected]

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pmwj22-may2014-Kamsaris-IMAGE3 GHANAMYDr. Ahmed El Ghanamy flag-egyptflag-uk

Birmingham, UK

Dr. Ahmed El Ghanamy is a Trainer of Management at Bilston Community College in the UK.  Dr. El Ghanamy has an extensive professional experience of more than thirty years in the petroleum industry. More specifically at the moment he holds the position of Financial General Manager Petroleum Marine Services Company (PMS) in Cairo, Egypt. Prior to that position he worked as a Head for Khalda Petroleum Company (KPC) in Egypt. Furthermore, he trains public & private sector executives in U.K, UAE, KSA, Qatar, and Egypt. Email: [email protected]