• Ricardo Hares Abbud Universidade Nove de Julho, São Paulo, Brasil
  • Gustavo Grander Universidade Nove de Julho, São Paulo, Brasil
  • Luciano Ferreira da Silva University Nove de Julho, São Paulo, Brazil



Motivation, Engagement, Project, Bibliometry


The purpose of this article was to identify the relationship between motivation and engagement and project management. For that, we performed a cluster analysis with 529 articles. As a result of this research, the increase in the number of publications and the formation of 5 large groups that indicate different discussions on the theme, with emphasis on sustainability and local participation of interested parties, were evidenced, suggesting that these factors impact on the motivation of project teams. This research contributes to studies on motivation by pointing out its relationship with other issues of importance for project management with greaterefficiency and effectiveness.



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