The paper is dedicated to application of project management tools affecting organizational aspects of project management, i.e. organizational standards for support of project management and project management offices in the context of project management of metallurgical companies. The authors aim to characterize tools affecting organizational aspects of project management in the form of organizational standards for support of project management and project management offices, to assess their utilization in the Czech corporate practice, and to formulate recommendations for their application by metallurgical companies. The paper is based on the literature review, which was followed by a quantitative research in the form of a questionnaire survey, and a qualitative research in the form of directed interviews. The first part proposes an overall typology of corporate projects and explains the essence of organizational standards for support of project management and project management offices. The next part analyzes and evaluates the scope of utilization of the above mentioned tools by managers of metallurgical companies operating in the Czech Republic and compares it to the domestic and foreign practice. Subsequently, the authors formulate recommendations for metallurgical companies concerning application of the above mentioned project management tools.Keywords: Metallurgical companies, project, project management tools, organizational standards to support project management, project management office
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