Kam Jugdev, PhD, PMP, MEng, MHSA, BSc, BScN

Kam enjoys working closely with students as well as writing and teaching courses in project management and strategy. She is experienced in both online and face-to-face formats and has supervised over 50 Applied Project students and a number of graduate students completing their MEng, MSc, PhD in project management at other universities. Kam has also taught project management professional (PMP) certification courses.

2003 Doctor of Philosophy, Schulich School of Engineering & Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary
1996 Project Management Professional (PMP)
1998 Masters of Engineering in Project Management (MEng), Civil Engineering, University of Calgary
1996 Information Technology Management Certificate, University of Calgary
1991 Masters of Health Services Administration (MHSA), University of Alberta
1988 Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN), University of Calgary
1978 Bachelor of Science in Cellular & Microbial Biology (BSc), University of Calgary

View Dr. Jugdev’s Publications

2013 – PRESENT

Refereed Journal Articles

Mathur, G., Jugdev, K., & Fung, T. (2014). The relationship between project management process characteristics and performance outcomes. Management Research Review, 37(11), 990-1015.

Jugdev, K., & Wishart, P. (2014). Mutual Caring-Resolving Habituation through Awareness: Supporting Meaningful Learning from Projects. Project Management Journal, 45(2), 66-82.

Drouin, N., & Jugdev, K. (2014). Standing on the shoulders of giants to advance organizational project management International Journal of Managing Projects in Business, 7(1) 61-77.

Jugdev, K., & Mathur, G. (2013). Bridging Situated Learning Theory to the Resource-Based View of Project Management. International Journal of Managing Projects in Business, 6(4), 633-653.

Jugdev, K., Perkins, D., Fortune, J., White, D., & Walker, D. (2013). An exploratory study of project success with tools, software and methods. International Journal of Managing Projects in Business, 6(3), 534-551.

2013 Kier, C., Park, C., & Jugdev, K. (2013). “Breaking the rules”: A reflective processual analysis of multidisciplinary academic collaboration. Transformative Dialogues: Teaching & Learning Journal, 6(3), (online).

Azevedo, A., & Jugdev, K. (2013). Individual engagement in business education: Promoting spiritual intelligence and values to create sustainable communities. International Journal of Sustainability Education, 8(1), 101-115. Retrieved from Common Ground Publishing-International Journal of Sustainability

Mathur, G., Jugdev, K., & Fung, T. (2013). Project management assets and project management performance outcomes: Exploratory factor analysis. Management Research Review 36(2), 112-135.

Refereed Conference Proceedings and Presentations

Jugdev, K., & Wishart, P. (2013, June 9-11). Learning and sharing on projects through relational dynamics. Paper presented at the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Calgary, AB

Book Chapters

Jugdev, K. (2017). Strengthening the Connections between Strategy and Organizational Project Management. In S. Sankaran, R. Muller, & N. Drouin (Eds.), Cambridge Handbook of Organizational Project Management: Cambridge University Press.

Jugdev, K. (2014). Project management: A strategic asset? In P. C. Dinsmore & J. Cabanis-Brewin (Eds.), The AMA Handbook of Project Management (4th ed., Vol. 1). New York, NY: AMACOM American Management Association

Killen, C., Jugdev, K., Drouin, N., & Petit, Y. (2013). Translational approaches: Applying strategic management theories to OPM research. In N. Drouin, R. Muller & S. Sankaran (Eds.), Novel Approaches to Organizational Project Management Research: Translational and Transformational (pp. 348-380): Copenhagen, Denmark: Copenhagen Business School Press.

Book Reviews

Jugdev, K. (2016). Book review: Digital Project Management: The Complete Step-By-Step Guide to a Successful Launch. Plantation, FL: J. Ross Publishing, Inc. Project Management Journal Online, 47(2).

Jugdev, K. (2014). Change, strategy and projects at work [Review of the book Change, strategy and projects at work by R. Jones, R & N. Murray, N. (1 ed., Routledge (2008)].

Conference Papers Presented

Jugdev, K., Cook, C., & Mathur, G. (2016, June 4-6). Determinants of Burnout, Engagement, Turnover, and Retention in Project Managers. Paper presented at the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Edmonton, Alberta, CA.

Jugdev, K. (2015, June 13-16). Limitations and Implications of Project Management Institute’s Organizational Project Management Standard: a Content Analysis. Paper presented at the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Halifax, NS.

Jugdev, K. (2014). From Burnout to Engagement in Project Managers. Paper presented at the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, 21st Annual Conference, Las Vegas.

Other Publications/Presentations

Jugdev, K. (2016, November 9). I’m Busy Working on My Dissertation… and You Want Me to Think about Project Management as Well? [Pro Skills Research seminar presentation, Faculty of Graduate Studies, Athabasca University]. Athabasca, AB.

Sankaran, S., Drouin, N., Jugdev, K., Killen, C., Aubry, M., Huemann, M., Clegg, S., & van Oorschot, K. (August 6-10, 2016). Organizational project management: Crafting an organizational view of project management. Professional development Workshop presented at the Making Organizations Meaningful, Anaheim, CA. The workshop was sponsored by the Technology in Management Division (primary sponsor), Strategy as Practice Interest Group, and Operations Management Division as secondary sponsors

Jugdev, K. (2014, November 28). The “F” in Group Work: Managing the Free Rider Problem [Faculty of Business Research seminar presentation, Athabasca University]. Athabasca, AB.

May, A., & Jugdev, K. (2014, September). Research Funding & Grant Writing Panel DBA Orientation & Research Workshop, Edmonton, AB: Athabasca University. This workshop was recorded using Adobe Connect for all the Faculty of Graduate Studies participants who attended online or to watch thereafter.

Rubric panel participant hosted by the Centre for Learning Design and Development (March 26, 2014)

May, A., Saunders, C., & Jugdev, K. (2013, Oct. 10). Writing a SSHRC Grant-Panel, Faculty of Graduate Studies, Calgary.

Kier, C., Park, C., & Jugdev, K. (2013, Sept 13). Multidisciplinary academic collaboration. Paper presented at the Conversations in Teaching and Learning Online, Edmonton.

Kam enjoys collaborating with students and colleagues through her research program. Her research spans project management as a source of competitive advantage, burnout in project managers, lessons learned, the free rider problem on projects, and project success/failure.

Research Grants

Kam’s grant funding totals $332,591 and includes two grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

Current Professional Memberships 

  • Academy of Management
  • Administrative Sciences Association of Canada
  • Project Management Institute

Academic Reviewer

Conferences

  • Academy of Management: Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Administrative Sciences Association of Canada: Management Education, Production & Operations Management

Journals

  • IEEE Engineering Management Journal
  • International Journal of Managing Projects in Business
  • International Journal of Project Management (Editorial Board member)
  • Journal of Engineering and Technology Management
  • Management Research Review
  • Project Management Journal

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