Project Management for the 21st Century / Edition 2

Project Management for the 21st Century / Edition 2

by Bennet P. Lientz, Kathryn Rea, Kathryn P. Rea
     
 

ISBN-10: 012449966X

ISBN-13: 9780124499669

Pub. Date: 02/01/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Project Management for the 21st Century, Second Edition focuses on proven methods and lessons learned for dealing with projects in many different industries and settings. It addresses issues of organization, process, and technology, and explores how modern technology tools such as the Internet and World Wide Web can support effective project management and

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Project Management for the 21st Century, Second Edition focuses on proven methods and lessons learned for dealing with projects in many different industries and settings. It addresses issues of organization, process, and technology, and explores how modern technology tools such as the Internet and World Wide Web can support effective project management and project success. The authors, successful managers and consultants to companies and agencies in more than 15 industries, developed the materials in this book over six years of teaching and advising.
The Second Edition addresses the current trends in collaborative project management, group resource deconflicting and allocation, and information sharing. It expands the guidelines and the use of modern technology, and spends more time on project analysis and costing and issue management. There are two new chapters in the Second Edition: "Collaborative Scheduling" and "Project Management Using the Internet."

Key Features
• Explores how to use collaborative and team project management as well as information sharing and access for improved project productivity
• Recommends how to use the Internet, World Wide Web, intranets, database management systems, project management software and other technologies to improve project management effectiveness
• Includes managerial, technical, and behavioral aspects of project management
• Provides specific advice for dealing with more than 100 commonly encountered problems
• Addresses projects, programs, and products of all sizes
• Contains real life experiences
• Explains how to effectively manage project issues and opportunities
• Describes how to prevent project failure and resolve crises
• Serves as a practical guide for setting up and managing projects with minimal hassle and overhead
• Features a down-to-earth, common sense writing style

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780124499669
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/01/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
339
Product dimensions:
5.97(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.68(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. IManagement Challenge
Ch. 1Projects and Trends in the 21st Century
Ch. 2Projects and Project Management
Ch. 3Lessons Learned from Projects
Pt. IIGetting the Project Started Right
Ch. 4Project Definition
Ch. 5Setting Up a Project Plan
Ch. 6Being a Winning Project Leader
Ch. 7The Project Team
Ch. 8Using the Web and Intranets
Pt. IIIManaging the Project
Ch. 9Tracking and Monitoring the Project
Ch. 10Project Cost Analysis
Ch. 11Succeeding with Projects Great and Small and Programs
Ch. 12Product Management
Ch. 13Managing Issues in Projects: Problems and Opportunities
Ch. 14Managing Risks
Ch. 15Culture Factors in Projects
Ch. 16Managing Multinational and Global Projects
Pt. IVProject Management Methods and Tools
Ch. 17Project Communications and Presentations
Ch. 18Project Management Software
Ch. 19Project Administration
Pt. VEvolution, Revolution, and Termination
Ch. 20Project Change and Death
Ch. 21Using Lessons Learned
Ch. 22Where to Go from Here
App. 1: The Magic Cross Reference
App. 2: Web Sites
Index

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