Strategic Project Management: Creating Organizational Breakthroughs / Edition 1

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Strategic Project Management is about managing business strategy in the most effective way so that it delivers organizational breakthroughs. This refreshing book sees the authors bring techniques from the world of business strategy and apply them to the traditional area of project management. The authors explain the process of managing complex projects by combining business analysis and project management techniques in order for an organization to implement their business strategy and get the results they desire. Grundy and Brown argue that detailed strategic thinking is best approached through strategic project management, not just through business strategy. They show how to accomplish the initial planning efficiently and how to implement the strategy effectively, making this an ideal book for middle and senior managers working on projects at the strategic level, and also students studying project management.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781861529794
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA Higher Education
  • Publication date: 8/23/2001
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Managing Projects Strategically. 2. Linking Projects with Business Strategy. 3. Strategic Project Definition. 4. Developing Project Strategy and Plans. 5. Strategic Project Evaluation. 6. Strategic Project Mobilization, Control and Learning. 7. Influencing People and Behaviour. 8. Managing Strategic Projects: Checklists. 9. Everyday Strategic Project Management. Appendix. General References. Index.

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