Human Resource Management in Small-scale Project

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Kitsana Pracharasniyom
Shogo Utsugi
Yuya Koizumi
Sho Hirose
Hiroaki Aso
Tsutomo Konosu


The number of small-scale projects has recently increased despite the numerous difficulties in managing them due to limited resources, including members’ limited skill and knowledge, short duration, and small budget. Small-scale project management also suffers from a lack of concern about customer satisfaction. This study concludes that a key factor of management, QCDCs, is not applied effectively in small-scale management. Therefore, this study examines methods for reducing small-scale projects’ costs and delivery time and developed a method for measuring each member’s performance through task analysis. This measurement also evaluates the characteristics of each project member. The project performance and progress measurement method was based on H-EVM. In small-scale projects, it is especially important to assign the most appropriate member to each task in order to manage limited human resources. The concept of HEVM thus became a fundamental approach for developing EVM to manage the quantitative project progress by considering the differences between employee capabilities and the ambiguity of labour cost.


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