Global Project Management Handbook: Planning, Organizing and Controlling International Projects, Second Edition: Planning, Organizing, and Controlling International Projects / Edition 2

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Capitalize on New Techniques for Applying Project Management in the Global Marketplace

  • Explore innovative PM practices in the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia, Russia, Germany, France, England, Austria, Norway and Sweden
  • Read cutting-edge contributions by leading PM experts from over 20 countries

The revised Second Edition of the Global Project Management Handbook shows readers step-by-step how PM concepts and techniques can be applied in various political, cultural, and geographical settings. Now featuring 16 entirely new chapters, with all others thoroughly updated, this volume covers the full range of PM topics that are crucial to maintaining competitiveness in an increasingly global marketplace. Packed with additional charts, tables, and figures, the Second Edition contains case histories from many different countries that demonstrate how PM can be successfully applied worldwide.

This classic equips readers with:

  • State-of-the-art concepts and processes in global PM
  • A lucid account of the historical evolution of modern global PM
  • Proven financial planning methods for large multinational projects
  • A generic model for the management of international projects
  • A description of the strategies, structures, and cultures of the project-oriented company
  • Processes and methods for program and portfolio management
  • Coverage of these topics, new to the Second Edition: applications of global PM in the rebuilding of Iraq, outsourcing initiatives, the global integrated logistics support process, virtual global software projects, developing multinational teams, risk assessment in global projects, and program/project portfolio management


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071460453
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 6/16/2006
  • Series: Handbook Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 575
  • Sales rank: 1,213,547
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.26 (d)

Meet the Author

David Cleland is a Fellow of the Project Management Institute and three-time recipient of the Institute's Distinguished Contribution to Project Management Award. The author/editor of 38 books on project management and engineering management, he has been described as the "Father of Project Management." The Project Management Institute's annual David I. Cleland Excellence in Project Management Literature Award is named in his honor.

Roland Gareis is Professor of Project Management and Director of the post-graduate program on international management at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration. He is also the owner of Roland Gareis Consulting. A recognized expert on project management, he is the author of Happy Projects! and other books.

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 The evolution of project management
Ch. 2 Project management : a business process of the project-oriented company
Ch. 3 The future of project management : mapping the dynamics of project management field in action
Ch. 4 Total life-cycle system management
Ch. 5 Developing multinational project teams
Ch. 6 Risk identification and assessment for international construction projects
Ch. 7 Program management and project portfolio management
Ch. 8 Competencies of project managers
Ch. 9 Managing risks and uncertainty in major projects in the new global environment
Ch. 10 Managing human energy in the project-oriented company
Ch. 11 Managing project management personnel and their competencies in the project-oriented company
Ch. 12 Lessons learned : rebuilding Iraq in 2004
Ch. 13 Project critical success factors : the project-implementation profile
Ch. 14 Project management for outsourcing decisions
Ch. 15 Project quality management in international projects
Ch. 16 Success factors in virtual global software projects
Ch. 17 Managing global projects over a collaborative knowledge framework
Ch. 18 Management of the project-oriented company
Ch. 19 Project portfolio score card
Ch. 20 Partnering in projects
Ch. 21 Business process management in the project-oriented company
Ch. 22 Project management in Austria : analysis of the maturity of Austria as a project-oriented nation
Ch. 23 A brief insight of project management in the mainland of China
Ch. 24 Project management in Australia
Ch. 25 Project management in Romania
Ch. 26 Japanese project management practices on global projects
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