Year 2008 - Year 2005 Abstracts

Fall 2008 Abstracts

Research Title Author Abstract

 Improving Project Outcomes Through Project Accountability: A Study in Best Practices and Practical Applications for Alaska Air Group 

 Marisa Baysa

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 The Need for a Rotation Program for NOAA's Civilian Wage Marine Employees 

 Mark Boland

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 Evaluating Maturity and Mapping Project Portfolio Management 

 Keith Dussell

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 Build versus Buy Establishing Objective Trade Criteria for IT Software Applications at Alaska Air Group 

 Melissa Elkins

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 Improving Project Performance by Embedding Cross Project Learning and Effective Knowledge Management into the Alaska Air Group Culture 

 Kelly Gillis

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 Defining and Managing Small Projects at Alaska Air Group 

 Rob Lowy

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 How to Successfully Implement High Performance Project Teams In Information Technology at Alaska Air Group 

 Carol Mohn

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 Communicating IT Project Cost Transparency 

 Steven Mullinax

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 Finding the Future of Project Management from Hwaseong Fortress Project 

 Young Min Park

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 Using Program Management at AAG to Deliver Quality Projects 

 Richard Pykkonen

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 Integrating a Systems Approach to Employee-Centric Change Management at Alaska Air Group 

 Marilyn Rice

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 Improving AAG Enterprise System Implementation (ESI) Project Outcomes: An ESI Project Assessment and Framework for Incorporating Best Practices at Alaska Airlines and Horizon Airlines 

 Kathleen Weishaar

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Summer 2008 Abstracts

Research Title Author Abstract

 Using Project Risk Management Processes in Construction Underwrititng 

 Anson Renshaw III

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Spring 2008 Abstracts

Research Title Author Abstract

 Development of Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Program 

 Abdul Bukhari

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 IT Procurement Decision using Risk based AHP with Chainwise Comparisons Technique 

 Joyce Douglas

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 NANA Development Corporation Project Management Office Project Plan 

 Dwight Jew

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 A Study and Implementation of PM Processes, Tools and Methods for Use on Projects 

 Mike Lasher

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 Project Controls: An Assessment of the Uses and Need in Alaska within the Oil & Gas Industry 

 Kirk Medak

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 Analysis of Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Management (EPCM) - Alaska's North Slope Oil and Gas Industry 

 Dan Polito

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 A Course in the Practical Application of Tools and Techniques 

 Mathew Earl Schipper

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Integrated PM Framework - A Case Study of Organization Change at the MWH Alaska Regional Office 

 Michael Zidek

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Fall 2007 Abstracts

Research Title Author Abstract

 Optimizing the Value from Software Development Projects Through the application of a Systems Approach and Business First Philosophy

 Jon Ah You

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 Redifining the Air Force Communications and Information Management Palace Acquire Internship Training Program Using Project Management Skills and Techniques as the Backbone

 Richard Bordley

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 Additional Project Rish Management Tools and Techniques 

 Ezra Kaufman

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 Glovirtualization: Managing a Glovirtual Project Team in a Gloabal Economy

 Ki Pyung Kim

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 Information Technology Project Management: A Course in Practical Application of Tools and Techniques

 Aaron J. Ramirez

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 Source Selection - Selecting the Best Value Proposal Using the Trade Off Selection Process

 Don Schreiner

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 A Project Management Handbook for Homeland Defense and Homeland Security Exercise Projects

 David Wood

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Spring 2007 Abstracts

Research Title Author Abstract

 Anatomy of a Successful North Slope Project in Alaska

 Dan Gleason

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 A Project Management Analysis of Habitat for Humanity Anchorage

 Gretchen Grekowicz

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 Implementing a Project Knowledge Management Tool within North Slope Oilfield Projects

 Ryan Grekowicz

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 Applied Project Management Techniques to Avoid Project & Operational Failures

 Terry Gross

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 Project Management Challenges of International Development Projects

 Melissa Okoola

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 Improving Project Performance at Alaska Air Group through Standardized Project Closure and Knowledge Management

 Michael Thynes

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Fall 2006 Abstracts

Research Title Author Abstract

Project Plan for Acquiring Land in the Retail Fuel Industry

Denise Chenger

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Developing a Project Template for the Electronis Flight Bag (EFB) Project

Kristin Fusion

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Utilizing Project Management Methodologies in Supplier Diversity Programs

Joel Gillespie

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A Project Management Guide for Human Resource Related Projects 

Jennifer Keller

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Using Project Process Mentoring and Customer Satisfaction Feedback

Doug Kelly

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Project Management Discipline for the Implementation of Preferential Bidding

Michael Link

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Applying PM Methodologies to the Flight Ops Quality Assurance

Dennis Schoenberg

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Project Prioritization in an e-Commerce Organization

Diana Shaw

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Enhancing a Project Culture to Embrace Cost Management Process

Bryan Tabrum

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Improving Organizational Project Management Maturity

Peggy Willingham

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Summer 2006 Abstracts

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PM 622: Project Communications Management

William E. Anker

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An Analysis of the Implementation and use of Online Collaboration Tools

Chris Briggs

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Project Risk Management for AK Oil & Gas Capital & Digital Projects

Michael Fisher

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Spring 2006 Abstracts

Research Title Author Abstract

Improving Project Success within Occupied and Operating Facilities

Gordon Howie

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Project Management Support for Strategic Innovation

Julian Jensen

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A Study of BP Exploration's North American Project

Mark Susich

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