The purpose of this book is to answer:
• What is an international project and why is it different?
• What are the critical success factors for managing international projects?
• How are vendors and outsourcing managed across national boundaries?
• How do businesses effectively address cross- cultural, social, and political issues?
• How are international communications set up and coordinated?
• What should a manager look for in an international project leader?
• How does a business select the right vendors for an international project?
• How are inadequate or incompatible infrastructure and technology issues overcome?
• How are the legal and bureaucratic limitations on project management dealt with?
Author Biography: Bennet Lientz has taught and consulted on project management for the past 28 years to more than 5000 people. He developed the concept of the management critical path, acted as project manager of the Internet, and turned around 10 failing projects. This Second Edition is Lientz' seventh book; he has also written more than 25 articles in various areas of project management.
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About the Author
Bennet Lientz has taught and consulted on project management for the past 28 years to more than 5000 people. He developed the concept of the management critical path, acted as project manager of the Internet, and turned around 10 failing projects. This Second Edition is Lientz' seventh book; he has also written more than 25 articles in various areas of project management.
Kathryn P. Rea is president and founder of The Consulting Edge, Inc., which was established in 1984. The firm specializes in E-Business, process improvement, project management, and financial consulting. Rea has managed more than 65 major technology-related projects internationally. She has advised on and carried out projects in government, engergy, banking and finance, distribution, trading, retailing, transportation, mining, manufacturing, and utilities. She is the author of eight books and more than 20 articles in various areas of information systems and analysis.
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Critical success factors you need to manage international projects
Table of ContentsPart I: Launch Your International Project; Introduction; Define the Project; Identify the Project Leaders; Nail Down the Project Organization and Team; Develop the Project Plan; Use Technology to Your Advantage; Part II: Manage Your International Effort for Success; Manage the International Team and the Work; Manage Outsourcing and Vendors; Sustain Effective Communications; Deal with Issues and Use Experience; Part III: Types of Global Projects; Multinational Software Deployment; Mergers and Acquisitions; Marketing of a New Product; Part IV: Issues in Global Projects; Project Issues; Business Issues; Management Issues; External Issues; Appendices; Index