The Wiley Guide to Managing Projects / Edition 1

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Overview

This handbook pulls together the fundamentals of project management and presents them along side the other business systems and procedures effected by project management. The book is the most comprehensive reference resource for all business managers. It allows readers to understand how project management fits into their organization, and helps them apply this knowledge on the job.

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" ...it far exceeds any handbook and stands alone as the rightful successor to the seminal project management handbook published by Cleland and King in 1983." (PMI Journal Review)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471233022
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 9/28/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 1440
  • Product dimensions: 7.80 (w) x 9.37 (h) x 2.31 (d)

Meet the Author

PETER W. G. MORRIS, PhD, is Professor of Construction and ProjectManagement at University College London. He is also ExecutiveDirector of INDECO Ltd. and a past vice president and chairman ofthe Association for Project Management and past vice chairman ofthe International Project Management Association. He is the authorof many papers and books on project-based management, includingThe Anatomy of Major Projects and The Management ofProjects.

JEFFREY K. PINTO, PhD, is the Samuel A. and Elizabeth B. BreeneProfessor of Management in the Sam and Irene Black School ofBusiness at Penn State Erie. He is the author or coauthor ofnumerous articles and fifteen books, including The PMI ProjectManagement Handbook, What Made Gertie Gallop?, andSuccessful Project Managers (all published by Wiley).

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Table of Contents

Preface.

Introduction.

SECTION I: INTRODUCTION TO SECTION I: KEY ASPECTS OFPROJECT MANAGEMENT.

1. Control (Peter Harpum).

2. Qualitative and quantitative risk management (Stephen J.Simister).

3. Project Management Structures (Erik Larson).

4. An Overview of Behavioral Issues in Project Management(Dennis P. Slevin and Jeffrey K. Pinto).

SECTION II: THE MANAGEMENT OF PROJECTS.

SECTION II:1. STRATEGY, PORTFOLIO AND PROGRAM MANAGEMENT.

5. Project Success (Terry Cooke-Davies).

6. Management of the Project-Oriented Company (RolandGareis).

7. Strategic Business Management through Multiple Projects(Karlos A. Artto and Perttu H. Dietrich).

8. Moving From Corporate Strategy to Project Strategy (AshleyJamieson and Peter W.G. Morris).

9. Strategic Management:   The Project Linkages (DavidI. Cleland).

10. Models of Project Orientation in multi-project organizations(Joseph Lampel and Pushkar. P.Jha).

11. Project Portfolio Selection and Management (Norm Archer andFereidoun Ghasemzadeh).

12. Program Management: A Strategic Decision Management Process(Michel Thiry).

13. Modeling of Large Projects (Ali Jaafari).

14. Managing Project Stakeholders (Graham M Winch).

15. The Financing of Projects (Rodney Turner).

16. Private Finance Initiative and the management of projects(Graham Ive).

SECTION II.2: TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT.

17. Requirements Management in a Project Management Context(Alan M. Davis, et al.)

18. Design Management (Peter Harpum).

19. Concurrent Engineering for Integrated Product Development(Hans J. Thamhain).

20. Process and Product Modeling (Rachel Cooper, etal.).

21. Managing Configurations and Data for Effective ProjectManagement (Callum Kidd and Thomas F Burgess).

22. Safety, Health and Environment (Alistair Gibb).

23. Verification (Hal Mooz).

24. Managing Technology: Innovation, Learning and Maturity(Rodney Turner and Anne Keegan).

SECTION II.3: SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT AND PROCUREMENT.

25. Integrated Logistic Support and all that - a review ofthrough-life project management (David Kirkpatrick, etal.).

26. Project Supply Chain management - optimizing value the waywe manage the total supply chain (Ray Venkataraman).

27. Procurement: Process Overview and Emerging ProjectManagement Techniques (Mark E. Nissen).

28. Procurement Systems (David Langford and Mike Murray).

29. Contract Management (David Lowe).

30. Tender Management (George Steel).

31. Project Changes: Sources, Impacts, Mitigation, Pricing,Litigation & Excellence (Kenneth G. Cooper and Kimberly SklarReichelt).

SECTION II.4: CONTROL.

32. Time and Cost (Asbjorn Rolstadas).

33. Critical Chain Project Management (Lawrence P. Leach).

34. Project Performance Measurement (Daniel M. Brandon).

35. Making risk management more effective (Stephen Ward andChris Chapman).

36. Value Management (Michel Thiry).

37. Improving Quality in Projects and Programs (MartinaHuemann).

38. The Project Management Support Office (Martin Powell andJames Young).

SECTION II.5: COMPETENCE DEVELOPMENT.

39. Contemporary Views on Shaping, Developing and Managing Teams(Connie L. Delisle).

40. Leadership of Project Team (Peg Thoms and JohnJ.Kerwin).

41. Power, Influence and Negotiation in Project Management (JohnM. Magenau and Jeffrey K. Pinto).

42. Managing Human Resources in the Project-Oriented Company(Martina Huemann, et al.).

43. Competencies: Organizational and Persona (Andrew Gale).

44. Projects: learning at the edge of organization (ChristopheN. Bredillet).

45. The validity of knowledge in project management and thechallenge of learning and competency development (Peter W.G.Morris).

46. Global Body of Project Management Knowledge and Standards(Lynn Crawford).

47. Lessons Learned: Project Evaluation (J. Davidson Frame)

Chapter 48. Developing Project Management Capability -Benchmarking, Maturity, Modeling, Gap Analyses, ROI Studies (C.William Ibbs, et al.).

49. Project Management Maturity Models (Terry Cooke-Davies).

SECTION III: APPLICATIONS IN PRACTICE.

50. How Projects Differ, And What to Do About It (AaronJ.Shenhar and Dov Dvir).

51. Managing New Product Development Projects (DraganMilosevic).

52. Pharmaceutical Drug Development Project Management (JanetFoulkes and Peter W.G. Morris).

53. Project Management in the Defense Industry (John F.Roulston).

54. Project Management in the construction Industry (Peter W.G.Morris).

55. Project Management in the Automotive Industry (C. Midler andC. Navarre).

56. Professional Associations and Global Initiatives (LynnCrawford).

Index.

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