Project Management: Strategic Design and Implementation / Edition 5

Project Management: Strategic Design and Implementation / Edition 5

by David Cleland, Lewis Ireland
     
 

Today's Most Effective Guide for Applying Project Management to Implement Organizational Strategies -- Now Updated and Expanded!

Project Management: Strategic Design and Implementation delivers complete guidance on applying the theory, processes, practices, and techniques of project management to support strategic planning. Written by two

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Today's Most Effective Guide for Applying Project Management to Implement Organizational Strategies -- Now Updated and Expanded!

Project Management: Strategic Design and Implementation delivers complete guidance on applying the theory, processes, practices, and techniques of project management to support strategic planning. Written by two world-renowned project management leaders, this new edition presents the latest methods for using flexible teams to implement organizational strategies -- especially changes to products, services, and processes.

Designed for use in both large and small organizations, this updated classic ranges from the project management process…to project planning, monitoring, evaluation, and control…to continuous improvement through projects. This resource offers new material on project portfolio management, earned value, project management maturity, nontraditional teams, project partnering, project management outsourcing, and much more.

The Fifth edition of Project Management: Strategic Design and Implementation features:

  • Detailed coverage of all advances in project management theory and practice
  • Helpful sections added to each chapter, including chapter summary, additional sources of information, discussion questions, project management principles, case study, assignment, and checklist
  • Updated examples and exercises on key project management topics
  • A larger format with sidebars to highlight major issues
  • This new material: chapters on "The Evolution of Project Management" and "Successful Project Teams"

Inside this Updated PM Classic:

Introduction to Project Management
• The Strategic Context of Projects
• Organizational Design for Project Management
• Project Operations
• Interpersonal Dynamics in the Management of Projects
• The Cultural Elements
• New Uses of Teams

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071471602
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
08/28/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
523
Sales rank:
387,239
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.30(d)

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1The evolution of project management3
Ch. 2Why project management?25
Ch. 3The project management process51
Ch. 4When to use project management71
Ch. 5The strategic context of projects103
Ch. 6The board of directors and major projects119
Ch. 7Project stakeholder management139
Ch. 8Strategic issues in project management165
Ch. 9Organizing for project management183
Ch. 10Project portfolio management209
Ch. 11Project authority221
Ch. 12Project management maturity243
Ch. 13Project planning265
Ch. 14Project management information system297
Ch. 15Project monitoring, evaluation, and control319
Ch. 16The project earned value management system347
Ch. 17Project termination365
Ch. 18Project leadership381
Ch. 19Project communications401
Ch. 20Successful project teams423
Ch. 21Continuous improvement through projects445
Ch. 22Cultural considerations in project management463
Ch. 23Alternative project teams489

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