Leading Complex Projects

Leading Complex Projects

by Kaye Remington


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781409419051
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/01/2011
Edition description: 1
Pages: 364
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Kaye Remington has wide ranging experience in extending project management concepts into many fields in practice, education and research, integrating material from fields not traditionally associated with project management. Kaye Remington has 25 years' project management and senior management experience and until very recently was Course Director of the Master of Project Management program at the University of Technology Sydney. She is author of the highly acclaimed Tools for Complex Projects, also published by Gower.

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface; Introduction: leadership for complex projects; Section 1 What Good Leadership Does When Projects Are Complex: Comprehend complexity; Communicate, communicate, communicate; Cultivate effective teams from project teams to executive board; Employ portfolio-programme thinking; Challenge through innovation; Think about thinking; Consider culture; Exercise political skill; Pilot projects through crises. Section 2 What Good Leadership Needs When Projects Are Complex: Governance that matches the complexity; Authority over key roles; Partners for peace. Section 3 How Good Leadership Behaves When Projects Are Complex: As humble iconoclasts; With charisma, resilience, determination and courage; Index.

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