Working Together: 12 Principles for Achieving Excellence in Managing Projects, Teams, and Organizations

Working Together: 12 Principles for Achieving Excellence in Managing Projects, Teams, and Organizations

by James P. Lewis

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071379519
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 09/18/2001
Pages: 250
Product dimensions: 6.32(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.83(d)

About the Author

James P. Lewis, Ph.D., is president of The Lewis Institute, Inc., a training and consulting company specializing in project management. Dr. Lewis has trained over 20,000 project managers since 1980 and continues to teach seminars for major corporations and universities throughout the U.S., England, and the Far East. He has written articles for professional publications including Training and Development Journal, Apparel Industry, and Transportation and Distribution, and is the author of numerous books, including Project Planning, Scheduling, and Control, The Project Manager's Desk Reference, Fundamentals of Project Management, and others.

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Chapter 1: First Flight ..... 1
Chapter 2: Meetings, Bloody Meetings ..... 11
Chapter 3: Working Together ..... 21
Chapter 4: Compelling Vision ..... 39
Chapter 5: Clear Performance Goals ..... 59
Chapter 6: One Plan ..... 73
Chapter 7: Everyone Is Included ..... 89
Chapter 8: The Data Sets Us Free ..... 103
Chapter 9: You Can't Manage a Secret ..... 111
Chapter 10: Whining Is Okay - Occasionally ..... 123
Chapter 11: Propose a Plan, Find a Way ..... 129
Chapter 12: Listen to Each Other and Help Each Other ..... 139
Chapter 13: Emotional Resilience ..... 145
Chapter 14: Have Fun ... Enjoy the Journey and Each Other ..... 151
Chapter 15: Final Thoughts ..... 167
Resources for Managers ..... 175
References and Reading List ..... 177
Index ..... 185

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