Project Management Office and its Impact on U.A.E. Public Sectors: A Literature Review

Abdulla Al Khoori, Syaiful Rizal Hamid

© 2018 Syaiful Rizal Hamid, published by UIKTEN. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 License. (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)

Citation Information: SAR Journal. Volume 1, Issue 4, Pages 155-162, ISSN 2619-9955, DOI: 10.18421/SAR14-06, December 2018.

Received: 15 October 2018
Accepted: 05 December 2018
Published: 17 December 2018


Most of the organizations face failures in their project accomplishment due to different factors such as funds, planning, time, manpower, etc. Various management tools and techniques are practiced by organizations to strive against the existing challenges. Project Management Office (PMO) is an emerging concept that defines and maintains the standards of project management within an organization. In the UAE, even though most of the public sectors implement this project management strategy, the majority of the organizations are still following the traditional practices. The main objective of this paper is to analyze and provide a review of the literature based on the definition of PMO, PMO models, success factors and its impact on organizational productivity.

Keywords – PMO definitions and functions; PMO models; success factors of PMO; impact on project success rate.


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