Project Management For The 21st Century / Edition 3

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Overview

The challenge of managing projects is to combine the technology of the future with lessons from the past. In the Third Edition of Project Management for the 21st Century, noted authors
Bennet Lientz and Kathryn Rea provide a modern, proven approach to project management. Properly applied without massive administrative overhead, project management can supply structure, focus, and control to drive work to success.
Third Edition revisions include: 35% new material; three new chapters on risk management, international and multinational projects, project culture; entire text rewritten to take advantage of the
Web and Internet tools; new appendix covering web sites; additional materials on "what to do next"; more feedback from readers and lessons learned.

Audience: Business managers in research, scientific, and technical areas; for use in short courses, internal training, and professional development.

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Praise for the Second Edition
"The book contains a wealth of ideas to help veteran project managers crystallize their experiences and improve the management of their current or next project. For new or prospective project managers, it offers tips, and guidance to help set them on the right course".
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780124499836
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/1/2001
  • Series: E-Business Solutions Series
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 395
  • Sales rank: 1,231,114
  • Product dimensions: 1.06 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Bennet Lientz has taught and consulted on project management for the past 28 years to more than 5000 people. He developed the concept of the management critical path, acted as project manager of the Internet, and turned around 10 failing projects. This Second Edition is Lientz’ seventh book; he has also written more than 25 articles in various areas of project management.

Kathryn P. Rea is president and founder of The Consulting Edge, Inc., which was established in 1984. The firm specializes in E-Business, process improvement, project management, and financial consulting. Rea has managed more than 65 major technology-related projects internationally. She has advised on and carried out projects in government, engergy, banking and finance, distribution, trading, retailing, transportation, mining, manufacturing, and utilities. She is the author of eight books and more than 20 articles in various areas of information systems and analysis.

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Table of Contents

Projects and Trends in the 21st Century
Projects and Project Management
Lessons Learned from Projects
Project Definition
Setting Up the Project Plan
Being a Winning Project Leader
The Project Team
Using the Web and Intranets
Tracking and Monitoring the Project
Project Cost Analysis
Succeeding with Projects Great and Small and Programs
Product Management
Managing Issues in Projects: Problems and Opportunities
Managing Risks
Culture Factors in Projects
Managing Multinational and Global Projects
Project Communications and Presentations
Project Management Software
Project Administration
Project Change and Death
Using Lessons Learned
Where to Go from Here
Web Sites
Index

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