Do the online project management apps and tools enhance the functionality for the project management in SMEs in Ireland?

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Authors
., Seema
Issue Date
2019
Degree
MA of Business Studies
Publisher
Dublin Business School
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Abstract
Project management greatly affects the success rate of the projects. The available project management tools and software are expensive and time taking and demanding in terms of competition between the organization and its application in the organization. “SMEs play a significant part in economic activity through employment, innovation and growth. SMEs should remain competitive and it should produce high quality outputs is of very importance not only at the macro level but also to higher level of the organizations. Today, a huge variety of online project management applications and tools are available which are inexpensive and can be used by small and medium sized enterprises. The aim of this study is to know do the online project management tools and apps enhances the functionality for the project management in SME’s in Ireland. The researcher used a quantitative approach as instrument to generate the data. A survey questionnaire was distributed among the SMEs involved in the project environment through email. The researcher used the deductive approach to test theories and is associated with quantitative. The researcher has chosen the deductive approach as it is concerned with developing a hypothesis based on the existing theories and then designing a research strategy to test the hypothesis.