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Project Management Methodologies, Governance and Success: Insight from Traditional and Transformative Research

Project Management Methodologies, Governance and Success: Insight from Traditional and Transformative Research

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Robert Joslin
March 15, 2019

Project management methodologies, practices, and guidelines are the only explicit information that project managers have and, when properly maintained, should reflect the most current knowledge and guidance to achieve repeatable successful project outcomes. Despite more than 50 years of research in...

Implementing Project and Program Benefit Management

Implementing Project and Program Benefit Management

1st Edition

Kenn Dolan
November 26, 2018

One of the most difficult, yet important, questions regarding projects is "What advantages will this project create for the investors and key stakeholders?" Projects and programs should be treated as investments. This means that the focus of projects shifts from delivering within the triple...

Culturally Tuning Change Management

Culturally Tuning Change Management

1st Edition

Risto Gladden
October 09, 2018

Managing change across cultures can be tricky, and universal approaches to change management may not serve their purpose in every cultural setting. This book examines the cultural dimensions that can influence the perceptions of and reactions to change in different cultural contexts and highlights...

The Four Pillars of Portfolio Management: Organizational Agility, Strategy, Risk, and Resources

The Four Pillars of Portfolio Management: Organizational Agility, Strategy, Risk, and Resources

1st Edition

Olivier Lazar
October 05, 2018

Portfolio management consists mainly of making decisions about which initiatives to undertake, which initiatives not to pursue, and which resources are to be allocated to which portfolio component. At least, that’s how it is most commonly presented in textbooks and courses. Indeed, it is all of...

Systems Engineering for Projects: Achieving Positive Outcomes in a Complex World

Systems Engineering for Projects: Achieving Positive Outcomes in a Complex World

1st Edition

Lory Mitchell Wingate
September 14, 2018

Systems engineering has been applied to some of the most important projects of our time, including those that have helped humanity explore the world and the universe, expand our technical abilities, and enhance the quality of human life. Without formal training in systems engineering, the...

The Human Factor in Project Management

The Human Factor in Project Management

1st Edition

Denise Thompson
August 14, 2018

In the fluid world of changing business environments and variables affecting projects, a style of project management that primarily relies on maintaining the Iron Triangle, that tenuous mix of schedule, scope, and budgets, is no longer the sole path to success. Today’s project management demands a...

Project Business Management

Project Business Management

1st Edition

Oliver F. Lehmann
July 17, 2018

Roughly half of all project managers have to lead customer projects as profit centers on contractor side with two big objectives: making the customer happy and bringing money home. Customer projects are a high-risk business on both sides, customers and contractors, but the dynamics of this business...

PgMP® Exam Test Preparation: Test Questions, Practice Tests, and Simulated Exams

PgMP® Exam Test Preparation: Test Questions, Practice Tests, and Simulated Exams

1st Edition

Ginger Levin, PMP, PgMP
May 31, 2018

In addition to test questions in each of the five domains and two practice tests in print and online, this all-in-one study guide also contains flashcards for learning terms. This book is current with The Standard for Program Management, Fourth Edition, and its author is the second person in the...

Managing Complex Construction Projects: A Systems Approach

Managing Complex Construction Projects: A Systems Approach

1st Edition

John K. Briesemeister
March 15, 2018

To many program, project, or construction managers, a complex project seems to be a labyrinth with many hidden dangers. This book is a guide through that labyrinth. It explains best practices and provides insight so they cannot only identify hidden dangers but also effectively manage the...

Managing Project Competence: The Lemon and the Loop

Managing Project Competence: The Lemon and the Loop

1st Edition

Rolf Medina
January 25, 2018

For companies to be successful, the management of an organization needs to understand how competence evolves and how it can be utilized and linked to the organization’s goals. When executive managers understand this, there is a higher probability that the people working in the organization will be...

The Human Change Management Body of Knowledge (HCMBOK�)

The Human Change Management Body of Knowledge (HCMBOK�)

3rd Edition

Vicente Goncalves, Carla Campos
January 24, 2018

"I am happy to recommend this work. I believe in the principles presented in it and identify with its context. Due to the lack of knowledge on the subject in the market, it is a topic that must be made known. The book should be in the library of all project and change managers."— Paul Dinsmore, PMI...

Creating a Greater Whole: A Project Manager’s Guide to Becoming a Leader

Creating a Greater Whole: A Project Manager’s Guide to Becoming a Leader

1st Edition

Susan G. Schwartz
December 27, 2017

Creating a Greater Whole unlocks the not-so-secret secrets of what aspiring managers need to become strong leaders. This information-rich, easy to understand guide offers readers an immediate clear path to honing their leadership skills using the rigor and discipline of project management...

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