Martina Huemann

WU (Vienna University of Econonomics and Business)
Department Strategy and Innovation
Head of Project Management Group
Building D5, 6th floor
Welthandelsplatz 1, 1020 Vienna

Phone: +43-1-31336-5532
Consultation on Appointment

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Martina Huemann is Professor at the WU Vienna University of Economics and Business where she heads the Project Management Group in the Department Strategy and Innovation and is the Academic Director of the Professional MBA Program: Project Management. She has published widely in the fields of Project Management and Human Resource Management. For her Research on Human Resource management in Project-oriented Organisations, she received the IPMA Research Award 2015.
Martina Huemann has 20 years of experience in research, teaching and consulting. In research as well as in consulting and teaching she believes in a co-creation process with practitioners and other stakeholders. Martina Huemann has strong links in the research and practice communities, and a broad international network. Between 2006 and 2013 she has served on the Research Management Board of the International Project Management Association. Between 2014 and 2019 she was a member of the Academic Member Advisory Group at Project Management Institute. As an academic advisor of NETLIPSE, she contributes her knowledge to an international network on managing large infrastructure projects in Europe. In Austria she is board member of Projekt Management Austria. Since 2018, Martina serves as Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Project Management, the prime academic journal in the Project Management field. In 2020, she established the new open access journal Project Leadership and Society (Elsevier). She is founder and facilitator of enable2change a network of independent experts to translate strategy into action.

Research and Practice Community Leadership

  • Since 2020: Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the new open access journal "Project Leadership and Society" (Elsevier)

  • Since 2018: Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Project Management

  • Between 2014 - 2017: Associate Editor of the International Journal of Project Management

  • Since 2014: Member of the Acadmic Advisory Board of NETLIPSE, an international Network of European Investors in Transportation Projects

  • Since 2009: PMI Academic Advisory Group member, USA

  • Since 2003: Board member of Project Management Austria (pma) - the Austrian project management association

  • Between 2006 - 2013: Board member of the Research Management Board of IPMA


Selected recent Publications

  • Huemann, M., 2015, Human Resource Management in the Project-oriented Organization: Towards a viable project-oriented HRM system for project personnel, Gower, Aldershot

  • Huemann, M., 2014, Project auditing, in Turner, J.R. (ed.), The Gower Handbook for Project Management Professionals, Gower, Aldershot.

  • Huemann, M., 2014, Managing the project-oriented company, in Turner, J.R. (ed.), The Gower Handbook for Project Management Professionals, Gower, Aldershot.

  • Huemann, M. & Zuchi, D. 2014, Towards A Comprehensive Project Stakeholder Management Approach for HR Projects in: Klimoski, R. Dugan, B. Messikomer, C., The Art and Science of Managing Human Resource Projects, SIOP Practice Series.

  • Huemann, M., Weninger, C., Cordosa, J., Barros, L. & Weitlaner, E., 2013. Experimenting with project stakeholder analysis in: Silvius, G., Tharp, J., Sustainability Integration for Effective Project Management, IGI Global

  • Eskerod, P. & Huemann, M., 2013, Sustainable Development and Project Stakeholder Management: What standards say, International Journal of Managing Projects in Business, 6(1) 36-50.

  • Gareis, R., Huemann, M., Martinuzzi, A., 2013, Project Management & Sustainable Development Principles, Newtown Square, PA: Project Management Institute.

  • Keegan, A., Huemann, M., & Turner, J.R., 2012, Beyond the line: exploring the HRM responsibilities of line managers, project managers and the HRM department in four project-oriented companies in the Netherlands, the US, the UK and Austria. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 23(15), 3085-3104.

  • Huemann, M., 2010, Considering Human Resource Management when developing a project-oriented company: Case study of a telecommunication company, International Journal of Project Management, 28(4) 361-369.

  • Turner, J.R, Huemann, M., Anbari, F.T. & Bredillet, C.N., 2010, Perspectives on Projects, Routledge, New York.