ISBN-10:
0470183888
ISBN-13:
9780470183885
Pub. Date:
04/19/2010
Publisher:
Wiley
Case Studies in Project, Program, and Organizational Project Management / Edition 1

Case Studies in Project, Program, and Organizational Project Management / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780470183885
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/19/2010
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 528
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

DRAGAN Z. MILOSEVIC, PhD, PMP, is a retired Professor ofEngineering and Technology Management from Portland StateUniversity (Oregon). He is a consultant with Rapidinnovation andhas worked with companies including Intel, Hewlett-Packard, Boeing,and DaimlerChrysler. He is the author of the Project ManagementToolBox (Wiley), which was awarded the 2005 David Cleland Awardfrom PMI.

PEERASIT PATANAKUL, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Schoolof Technology Management, Stevens Institute of Technology (NewJersey), who has taught and conducted research with several leadingcompanies in the high technology, financial, and telecommunicationsindustries. He has received research grants from NASA and PMI. Hisworks have been published in several international journals andbooks. Peerasit was a recipient of the prestigious 2007Transactions Publication Award from IEEE Engineering ManagementSociety.

SABIN SRIVANNABOON, PhD, is the Assistant Head of Human ResourceManagement Program and a faculty member at Sasin GIBA ofChulalongkorn University (Thailand). Prior to joining Sasin, Sabinworked as a program manager for RadiSys and Tektronix, where he wasresponsible for new product introduction and product redesignprojects. Sabin won the 2006 Paper of the Year Award, given by PMIEducational Foundation to recognize excellence in projectmanagement research.

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Table of Contents

Part I: Case Studies in Project Management.

Chapter 1 Introduction.

AaronSide Goes to Teams (Dragan Milosevic, PeerasitPatanakul, and Sabin Srivannaboon).

Cocable Inc. (Jovana Riddle).

A RobustArm Industries’ SledgeHammer (Dragan Milosevic,Peerasit Patanakul, and Sabin Srivannaboon).

Another Trojan Horse (Stevan Jovanovic).

Call a Truck (Dragan Milosevic, Peerasit Patanakul, and SabinSrivannaboon).

The Project Hand-off Method (Dragan Milosevic, Russ J.Matinelli, and James M. Waddell).

Chapter 2 Cultural Aspects of Project Management.

Engineering Culture at Beck (Dragan Milosevic, PeerasitPatanakul, and Sabin Srivannaboon).

The Jamming (Dragan Milosevic, Peerasit Patanakul, and SabinSrivannaboon).

Chapter 3 Project Management Processes.

Special Session (Supachart Iamratanakul and SabinSrivannaboon).

Waterfall Software Development (Osman Osman).

Extreme Programming (Mani Ambalan).

Do You ZBB (Rabah Kamis)?

Chapter 4 Project Integration Management.

Abacus Project (Peerasit Patanakul and JospephGenduso).

Ticketing System (Mathias Sunardi).

WRQ Software Development (Peerasit Patanakul and MichaelAdams).

Chapter 5 Project Scope Management.

Workshop: Project Definition (Dragan Milosevic, PeerasitPatanakul, and Sabin Srivannaboon).

Work Breakdown Structure as a Skeleton for Integration(Wilson Clark and Dragan Milosevic).

Project Anatomy (Joakim Lillieskold and Lars Taxen).

Rapid Prototyping (Stevan Jovanovic).

Chapter 6 Project Time Management.

How Long Does It Take to Catch a Fish – TAD (FerraWeyhuni)?

Workshop: The Jogging Line in Action (Dragan Z. Milosevic,Peerasit Patanakul, and Sabin Srivannaboon).

Sequencing (Art Cabanban).

The Rolling Wave (Dan Itkes).

Schedule Accuracy (Dragan Z. Milosevic, Peerasit Patanakul,and Sabin Srivannaboon).

AtlasCom (Dragan Z. Milosevic, Peerasit Patanakul, and SabinSrivannaboon).

Workshop: The Milestone Chart (Dragan Z. Milosevic, PeerasitPatanakul, and Sabin Srivannaboon).

Chapter 7 Project Cost Management.

The Court House Disaster (Dragan Z. Milosevic, PeerasitPatanakul, and Sabin Srivannaboon).

Bad Metrics for Earned Value (Don Hallum).

The Museum Company (Jovana Riddle).

Workshop: Parametric Estimate (Dragan Z. Milosevic, PeerasitPatanakul, and Sabin Srivannaboon).

No Bottom-Up Estimate, No Job (Dragan Z. Milosevic, PeerasitPatanakul, and Sabin Srivannaboon)!

Earned Tree Analysis (Dragan Z. Milosevic, PeerasitPatanakul, and Sabin Srivannaboon).

Chapter 8 Project Quality Management.

Robots Fail Too (Ferra Weyhuni).

The Black Belt that is Peaceful (Marie Anne Lamb).

Workshop: Project Quality Program (Dragan Z. Milosevic,Peerasit Patanakul, and Sabin Srivannaboon).

Chapter 9 Project Human Resource Management.

The Bully, Subversive, Prima Donna, etc. (DianeYates).

Startups Born with Conflict (Priya Venugopal).

We Do Not Speak the Same Language (Diane Yates).

My Job was to Integrate Two Cultures (Dragan Milosevic, RussJ. Matinelli, and James M. Waddell).

Rate and Rank (Rhaba Khamis).

Chapter 10 Project Communication Management.

The Russians Join Us Late at Night (Dragan Milosevic, Russ J.Matinelli, and James M. Waddell).

Quest for Clear (Mathias Sunardi).

Electronic Medical Record (Mathius Sunardi and AbdiMousa).

Improving Public Health Informatics (Abdi Mousa).

A Simple Metric Goes a Long Way (Art Cabanban).

Executive Project Metrics (Dragan Z. Milosevic, PeerasitPatanakul, and Sabin Srivannaboon).

Chapter 11 Project Risk Management.

Risk Policies in Project Russia (Dragan Z. Milosevic,Peerasit Patanakul, and Sabin Srivannaboon).

Risk under the Microscope (Ferra Weyahuni).

Monte Carlo in Italy (Meghana Rao).

Probability and Impact (Jovana Riddle).

Chapter 12 Project Procurement Management.

The $30,000 Frigidaire (Dragan Z. Milosevic, PeerasitPatanakul, and Sabin Srivannaboon).

Mountain of Iron, Mountain of Dollars (Wail Busaid).

Part II: Case Studies in Program Management.

Chapter 13 Themes of Program Management.

KPI (Sabin Srivannaboon, Dragan Z. Milosevic, and PeerasitPatanakul).

The Bounding Box Boxes You (Sabin Srivannaboon, Dragan Z.Milosevic, and Peerasit Patanakul).

Chapter 14 Program Initiating Process.

Business that Operated without Knowing Where Its profits Camefrom (Dragan Z. Milosevic, Peerasit Patanakul, and SabinSrivannaboon).

Mega Security® (Sabin Srivannaboon, Dragan Z. Milosevic,and Peerasit Patanakul).

Chapter 15 Program Planning Process.

Quick Release (Dragan Z. Milosevic, Peerasit Patanakul, andSabin Srivannaboon).

The Budica Program (Diane M. Yates and Dragan Z.Milosevic).

Best Practices Overview (Sabin Srivannaboon, Dragan Z.Milosevic, and Peerasit Patanakul).

Expected the Unexpected (Sabin Srivannaboon, Dragan Z.Milosevic, and Peerasit Patanakul).

Chapter 16 Program Executing Process.

Program Strike Zone (Sabin Srivannaboon, Dragan Z. Milosevic,and Peerasit Patanakul).

Program Map (Sabin Srivannaboon, Dragan Z. Milosevic, andPeerasit Patanakul).

Using Tools on a Mercedes (Sabin Srivannaboon and Dragan Z.Milosevic).

Chapter 17 Program Monitoring and ControllingProcess.

I Have Only Three Minutes a Month (Dragan Z. Milosevic, RussJ. Martinelli, and James M. Waddell)!

OSSOP (Sabin Srivannaboon, Dragan Z. Milosevic, and PeerasitPatanakul)!

That Which Is Not Earned Is Never Valued (Sabin Srivannaboon,Dragan Z. Milosevic, and Peerasit Patanakul).

Chapter 18 Program Closing Process and Programs inAction.

A Checklist (Sabin Srivannaboon, Dragan Z. Milosevic, andPeerasit Patanakul).

General Public Hospital (Peerasit Patanakul and Dragan Z.Milosevi).

American Shogun (Bjoern Bierl and AndreaHayes-Martinelli).

Planet Orbits (Peerasit Patanakul and Dragan Z.Milosevic).

ConSoul Software (Andrea Hayes-Martinelli and Dragan Z.Milosevic).

Part III: Case Studies in Organizational ProjectManagement.

Chapter 19 Alignment and Portfolio Management.

LorryMer Information Technology (Sabin Srivannaboon andDragan Z. Milosevic).

Who Owns the Portfolio (Dragan Z. Milosevic and PeerasitPatanakul).

Our Portfolio Stinks (Dragan Z. Milosevic, PeerasitPatanakul, and Sabin Srivannaboon).

Chapter 20 Standardized Methodologies.

Standardized Program Risk Management (Peerasit Patanakul,Sabin Srivannaboon, and Dragan Z. Milosevic).

Go with the Template Always (Murugappan Chettiar).

We Do Not Need Standard Methodology (Peerasit Patanakul,Sabin Srivannaboon, and Dragan Z. Milosevic).

Joy Knows How to Defend (Dragan Z. Milosevic, PeerasitPatanakul, and Sabin Srivannaboon).

Chapter 21 Competencies of Project Managers and ProjectManagement Office (PMO).

They Are Business Leader at Spotlight Corporation (PeerasitPatanakul and Dragan Z. Milosevic).

The Program Management Office (Sabin Srivannaboon and DraganZ. Milosevic).

We Go One Step at a Time (James Schneidmuller and PeerasitPatanakul).

Chapter 22 Information Systems, Organization, andMetrics.

Is It Information Systems That We Need (Peerasit Patanakuland Sung Han)?

Spreadsheet is Everything (Peerasit Patanakul, SabinSrivannaboon, and Dragan Z. Milosevic).

R&D and Operations: How to Make Them Talk (PriyaVenugopal)?

Bluedogs USA (Nicolas Charpenel).

Point of Contact (Peerasit Patanakul, Sabin Srivannaboon, andDragan Z. Milosevic).

Chapter 23 Organizational Culture and ProjectCulture.

What Help Us Come This Far (Peerasit Patanakul, SabinSrivannaboon, and Dragan Z. Milosevic).

Is It Standard Methodology That We Need (Peerasit Patanakul,Sabin Srivannaboon, and Dragan Z. Milosevic)?

Chapter 24 Organizational Project Management inAction.

Let’s Go All The Way (James Staffan and PeerasitPatanakul).

Are We Ready for Project Portfolio Management (Brian McCabeand Peerasit Patanakul).

INDEX.

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