The New Project Management: Tools For an Age of Rapid Change, Corporate Reengineering, & Other Business Realities / Edition 1

The New Project Management: Tools For an Age of Rapid Change, Corporate Reengineering, & Other Business Realities / Edition 1

by J. Davidson Frame
     
 

ISBN-10: 155542662X

ISBN-13: 9781555426620

Pub. Date: 01/28/1994

Publisher: Wiley

Examines the new realities of project management: managing risk, maintaining quality of goods and services, outsourcing, satisfying customers, and communicating effectively with managers, customers, vAndors, and staff. Sets forth the new skills today's project managers must have to be successful: people management, team building skills (especially

Overview

Examines the new realities of project management: managing risk, maintaining quality of goods and services, outsourcing, satisfying customers, and communicating effectively with managers, customers, vAndors, and staff. Sets forth the new skills today's project managers must have to be successful: people management, team building skills (especially cross-functional teams), decision making, estimation, project evaluation, and setting performance metrics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555426620
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/1994
Series:
Business-Management Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.37(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.38(d)

Table of Contents

1. The New Business Environment and the Need for a New Project Management
Part One: Managing in the New Business Environment
2. Managing Complexity: Techniques for Fashioning Order Out of Chaos
3. Engaging Change: Knowing When to Embrace, Accept, or Challenge
4. Managing Risk: Identifying, Analyzing, and Planning Responses
5. Satisfying Customers: Knowing Who They Are, What They Want, and When They Are Right or Wrong
Part Two: Tools for the New Project Management
6. Acquiring Political Skills and Building Influence
7. Building Teams with Borrowed Resources
8. Selecting Projects that Will Lead to Success
9. Estimating Realistic Costs, Schedules, and Specifications to Ensure Project Success
10. Outsourcing to Control Costs, Focus on Core Work, and Expand Resources
11. Integrating Cost and Schedule Control to Measure Work Performance
12. Evaluating Projects to Maintain Goals, Strengthen Accountability, and Achieve Objectives
13. Understanding and Using Performance Metrics, Or, Measuring the Right Stuff
14. Carpe Diem: Seize the Day!

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