Project Management: Case Studies / Edition 4

Project Management: Case Studies / Edition 4

by Harold Kerzner
ISBN-10:
1118022289
ISBN-13:
2901118022282
Pub. Date:
02/11/2013
Publisher:
Wiley

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Overview

Project Management: Case Studies / Edition 4

Compiled by Harold Kerzner, the leading authority on project management, Project Management Case Studies, Third Edition presents the most comprehensive collection of project management case studies available today. Featuring more than 100 case studies, this essential book illustrates both successful implementation of project management by actual companies as well as the pitfalls to avoid in a variety of real-world situations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2901118022282
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/11/2013
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 704
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

HAROLD KERZNER, Ph.D., is Senior Executive Director for Project Management at the International Institute of Learning, Inc. (IIL), a global learning solutions company offering professional training and consulting services worldwide. Dr. Kerzner's profound effect on the project management industry inspired IIL to establish the Kerzner International Project Manager of the Year Award, which is presented to a distinguished PMP® or global equivalent each year.

Table of Contents

Preface xi

1 Project Management Methodologies 1

Lakes Automotive 3

Ferris HealthCare, Inc. 5

Clark Faucet Company 7

2 Implementation of Project Management 11

Kombs Engineering 13

Williams Machine Tool Company 15

Wynn Computer Equipment (WCE) 17

The Reluctant Workers 20

Hyten Corporation 22

Macon, Inc. 35

Continental Computer Corporation 37

Goshe Corporation 43

Acorn Industries 49

MIS Project Management at First National Bank 56

Cordova Research Group 70

Cortez Plastics 71

L. P. Manning Corporation 72

Project Firecracker 74

Philip Condit and Boeing 777: From Design and Development to Production and Sales 81

AMP of Canada (A) 105

AMP of Canada (B) (see handout provided by instructor)

AMP of Canada (C) (see handout provided by instructor)

Lipton Canada 118

Riverview Children's Hospital 124

The Evolution of Project Management at Quixtar 145

3 Project Management Cultures 151

Como Tool and Die (A) 153

Como Tool and Die (B) 157

Apache Metals, Inc. 160

Haller Specialty Manufacturing 162

The NF3 Project: Managing Cultural Differences 163

An International Project Manager's Day (A) 172

An International Project Manager's Day (B) (see handout provided by instructor)

An International Project Manager's Day (C) (see handout provided by instructor)

An International Project Manager's Day (D) (see handout provided by instructor)

Ellen Moore (A): Living and Working in Korea 177

Ji'nan Broadcasting Corporation 196

4 Project Management Organizational Structures 205

Quasar Communications, Inc. 207

Jones and Shephard Accountants, Inc. 212

Fargo Foods 216

Government Project Management 220

Falls Engineering222

White Manufacturing 227

Martig Construction Company 229

Mohawk National Bank 231

5 Negotiating for Resources 235

Ducor Chemical 237

American Electronics International 241

The Carlson Project 245

6 Project Estimating 247

Capital Industries 249

Polyproducts Incorporated 251

Small Project Cost Estimating at Percy Company 258

Cory Electric 259

Camden Construction Corporation 263

7 Project Planning 267

Greyson Corporation 269

Teloxy Engineering (A) 274

Teloxy Engineering (B) 276

Payton Corporation 277

Spin Master Toys (A): Finding a Manufacturer for E-Chargers 279

Spin Master Toys (B): A New E-Chargers' Supplier (see handout provided by instructor)

Spin Master Toys (C): Keeping E-Chargers' Wings on (see handout provided by instructor)

8 Project Scheduling 293

Crosby Manufacturing Corporation 295

9 Project Execution 299

The Blue Spider Project 301

Corwin Corporation 317

Quantum Telecom 329

The Trophy Project 331

Concrete Masonry Corporation 334

Margo Company 343

Project Overrun 345

The Automated Evaluation Project 347

The Rise, Fall, and Resurrection of Iridium: A Project Management Perspective 351

Missing Person-Peter Leung 391

Zhou Jianglin, Project Manager 399

10 Controlling Projects 403

The Two-Boss Problem 405

The Bathtub Period 407

Ford Motor Co.: Electrical/Electronic Systems Engineering 410

11 Project Risk Management 423

The Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster 425

The Space Shuttle Columbia Disaster 475

Packer Telecom 482

Luxor Technologies 484

Altex Corporation 488

Acme Corporation 492

12 Conflict Management 495

Facilities Scheduling at Mayer Manufacturing 497

Scheduling the Safety Lab 500

Telestar International 502

The Problem with Priorities 504

13 Morality and Ethics 507

The Tylenol Tragedies 509

14 Managing Scope Changes 537

Denver International Airport (DIA) 539

15 Wage and Salary Administration 583

Photolite Corporation (A) 585

Photolite Corporation (B) 588

Photolite Corporation (C) 591

Photolite Corporation (D) 596

First Security Bank of Cleveland 602

Jackson Industries 605

16 Time Management 609

Time Management Exercise 611

17 Industry Specific: Construction 635

Construction Company Robert L. Frank 637

The Lyle Construction Project 647

Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited: Hong Kong Bank Headquarters (A) 657

Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited: Hong Kong Bank Headquarters (B) (see handout provided by instructor)

Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited: Hong Kong Bank Headquarters (C) (see handout provided by instructor)

Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited: Hong Kong Bank Headquarters (C1) (see handout provided by instructor)

Index 677

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