Project Management: The Managerial Process: with MS Project CD + Student CD / Edition 4

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As the market-leading textbook on the subject, Project Management: The Managerial Process, 4e is distinguished by its balanced treatment of both the technical and behavioral issues in project management as well as by its coverage of a broad range of industries to which project management principles can be applied. It focuses on how project management is integral to the organization as a whole. The 4th edition reflects the latest changes found in the practice. Other texts discuss the topics covered in this text but they do not view oversight as the project manager’s operating environment, as does Gray/Larson.

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Erik W. Larson is professor of project management in the department of management, marketing, and international business at the College of Business, Oregon State University. He teaches executive, graduate, and undergraduate courses on project management, organizational behavior, and leadership. His research and consulting activities focus on project management. He has published numerous articles on matrix management, product development, and project partnering. He has been a member of the Portland, Oregon, chapter of the Project Management Institute since 1984. In 1995 he worked as a Fullbright scholar with faculty at the Krakow Academy of Economics on modernizing Polish business education. In 2005 he was a visiting professor at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand. He received a B.A. in psychology from Claremont McKenna College and a Ph.D. in management from State University of New York at Buffalo. He is a certified project management professional (PMP).

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Modern Project Management Chapter 2: Organization Strategy and Project Selection Chapter 3: Organization: Structure and Culture Chapter 4: Defining the Project Chapter 5: Estimating Project Times and Costs Chapter 6: Developing a Project Plan Chapter 7: Managing Risk Chapter 8: Scheduling Resources and Costs Chapter 9: Reducing Project Duration Chapter 10: Leadership: Being an Effective Project Manager Chapter 11: Managing Project Teams Chapter 12: Outsourcing: Managing Interorganizational Relations Chapter 13: Progress and Performance Measurement and Evaluation Chapter 14: Project Audit and Closure Chapter 15: International Projects Chapter 16: Oversight Appendix 1: SimProject Case Appendix 2: Computer Project Exercises

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