The measures of organization on risk management in multi-project environment

1 Aug 2020 / by ZHAI BOWEN, CHEN HUILIN, CHEN YANFEI

Abstract: The purpose of the paper is to find the difference between in managing a single project and that of a multiproject. What are the focus and requirements of organization in the multi-project? Where are the links to organization objectives? Further the aim is to provide a organizational methodology for the risk management in multi-project environment. Design/methodology/approach: The concept and structure described in the paper have emerged predominant from an in-depth action research study in the most biggest real estate project in Asia which is Hua Guoyuan project in Guiyang. Finding: The paper provides that the proposed organizational methodology would manage multi-project risk in three-dimensional structuring system. The threedimensional structuring system is constituted by three modules: Programme breakdown structure (PBS), work breakdown structure (WBS), and organization breakdown structure (OBS). Value: The paper underlines that the existing organizational measures do not support multi-project in managing risk instead, the proposed methodology provides the multi-project manager with a new methods and tools. Additionally the methodology can reduce management difficulties in managing risk within a project portfolio.

Keywords: Organizational measure, risk management, three-dimensional structuring, multi-project.

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