Overview

Stop Playing Games!, by best-selling author Rick A. Morris, takes a completely different look at project management, using games like “The Pricing Game,” “Guess the Truth,” and “Grapevine” to illustrate and help readers overcome organizational politics on projects. This one-of-a-kind book from the author of Project Management That Works and The Everything Project Management Book dives deep into the topics of gaining buy-in from upper management, accurately estimating time and cost, controlling project ...
See more details below
Stop Playing Games!

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • NOOK HD/HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK Study
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$9.99
BN.com price

Overview

Stop Playing Games!, by best-selling author Rick A. Morris, takes a completely different look at project management, using games like “The Pricing Game,” “Guess the Truth,” and “Grapevine” to illustrate and help readers overcome organizational politics on projects. This one-of-a-kind book from the author of Project Management That Works and The Everything Project Management Book dives deep into the topics of gaining buy-in from upper management, accurately estimating time and cost, controlling project communication, managing within corporate culture, taking care of your team, and more. Challenges and issues covered include the following:

• Presenting management with realistic options
• Getting your point across without being confrontational
• Controlling the message and the communication channels
• Utilizing honesty and trust as a project management tool
• Knowing what is under your control, and what is not
• Overcoming poor project management conditions
• Making real change happen—without taking things personally

If navigating organizational politics is stifling your ability to effectively manage projects, you need to read this book today!
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012186188
  • Publisher: RMC Publications, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/11/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 161
  • Sales rank: 889,628
  • File size: 779 KB

Meet the Author

Rick A. Morris, PMP, is an ITIL Practitioner, consultant, author, mentor, and creator of a foundation to promote Project Management in charities and other non-profits. Rick is an internationally sought-after speaker at PMI® chapters and civic organizations, and a frequent guest lecturer at universities. Rick is the Owner of R2 Consulting, LLC. Rick has two previous books (The Everything Project Management Book, 2nd Edition, published by Adams Media, and Project Management That Works, published by AMACOM), which were released in 2008. He is an active member of the Project Management Institute, is a graduate of the 2010 PMI® Leadership Masters Class, and has served in many leadership positions for PMI® chapters.
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)