I recently published an article entitled 'Perceived Home and Host Country Institutional Environment Pressures by Bilateral Development Cooperation Agency's Constituents'. This article examines how staff members of bilateral development cooperation agencies (i.e., headquarters staff and overseas office staff) perceive the pressures from their home country and host country. The findings show that not only headquarter but also overseas office staff members are facing powerful home country accountability pressures but moderate host country expectations and demand pressures.
The article offers an implication to adaptive project managers. The staff members of bilateral development cooperation agencies are so much keen about accountability to the stakeholders in their home country (e.g., taxpayers and supervising ministries). Therefore, if adaptive project management leads to accountability, I thought its utility would increase.
Katsu, JICA ORI