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Managing Complex Construction Projects: A Systems Approach

Managing Complex Construction Projects: A Systems Approach

Forthcoming

John K. Briesemeister
May 01, 2018

The book presents a systems-based approach to construction project management that can facilitate a greater understanding of the complexity inherent in large construction projects and how that complexity can be effectively managed. The systems approach permits the onsite construction project...

Managing Project Competence: The Lemon and the Loop

Managing Project Competence: The Lemon and the Loop

Forthcoming

Rolf Medina
March 15, 2018

The book presents a framework about how competence can be managed in a knowledge-intensive, project-intensive context. It provides a new view of competence as different dimensions and considers which factors that make competence agile. In addition, it describes competence management in different...

Project Business Management

Project Business Management

Forthcoming

Oliver F. Lehmann
March 01, 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...

The Human Change Management Body of Knowledge (HCMBOK®), Third Edition

The Human Change Management Body of Knowledge (HCMBOK®), Third Edition

Forthcoming

Vicente Goncalves, Carla Campos
February 01, 2018

This book presents a unique approach of change management in the language of project and process managers. The first part of this book presents the concept of change management, its players, strategies, and applicable models. The second part addresses the set of good practices, methodology, and...

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

Forthcoming

Susan G. Schwartz
December 22, 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...

Realizing Strategy through Projects: The Executive's Guide

Realizing Strategy through Projects: The Executive's Guide

Carl Marnewick
December 04, 2017

Executives should not necessarily know the intricacies of project management, but they should know how project management, as a discipline, can benefit the organization in implementing its strategies and realizing its vision. The only way that executives can effectively apply project management to...

Project Management beyond Waterfall and Agile

Project Management beyond Waterfall and Agile

Mounir Ajam
December 01, 2017

This book goes beyond the paint by numbers approach, transcending the "how" of project management to the "what" and "why," which is critical for leaders of change. — Dr. Joel B. Carboni, President and Founder, GPM Global and President, IPMA-USA Project Management beyond Waterfall and Agile...

PMI-PBA® Exam Practice Test and Study Guide

PMI-PBA® Exam Practice Test and Study Guide

Brian Williamson
October 26, 2017

The PMI-PBA® Exam Practice Test and Study Guide attempts to address all your questions and concerns by providing two of the most sought-after study aids: memory maps and practice questions. The systematic use of memory maps helps aid in the efficient recall of information and can boost confidence...

Earned Benefit Program Management: Aligning, Realizing, and Sustaining Strategy

Earned Benefit Program Management: Aligning, Realizing, and Sustaining Strategy

Crispin Piney
October 05, 2017

No one can disagree that benefits are good things. Whether you are responsible for projects, programs, or portfolios, you are increasingly expected to think—and act—in an appropriate benefits-driven way. However: Do you understand that what may be appropriate for a project may be inapplicable for...

The Entrepreneurial Project Manager

The Entrepreneurial Project Manager

Chris Cook
August 28, 2017

Doing more with less is a skill mastered by entrepreneurs. Budgets are tight, deadlines are short, and time is of the essence. Entrepreneurial project managers use these parameters to their benefit. Hurdling over obstacles with the bare minimum of effort makes their projects and teams stand out....

Leading and Motivating Global Teams: Integrating Offshore Centers and the Head Office

Leading and Motivating Global Teams: Integrating Offshore Centers and the Head Office

Vimal Kumar Khanna
May 08, 2017

This book provides techniques for offshore center managers and head office managers to motivate and manage globally distributed teams, which are spread across the offshore center and the head office, and thereby achieve higher productivity. Readers learn how to integrate the offshore center with...

Project and Program Turnaround

Project and Program Turnaround

Thomas Pavelko
December 12, 2016

The U.S. economy thrives on the development of new products, new systems, and new processes. Usually, these advances start as a flash of inspiration by highly creative individuals. It is complex and difficult to go from initial inspiration to a final product, process, or system. So it is not...

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