Real-World Project Management

Real-World Project Management : New Approaches for Adapting to Change and Uncertainty

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The book provides a simple, iterative spiral model for contemporary project management. A chapter is devoted to risk management, showing how to mitigate risk by planning for disruption and change in the life of the project. This fresh approach to project management takes into account the reality of constant change in project factors such as funding, sponsorship, technology, competitive situation, and regulation.Special FeatureReal-World Project Management has many quoted insights from project managers in industry and government based on their experiences.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 230 pages
  • 158 x 236 x 20.6mm | 462.67g
  • Productivity Press
  • QUALITY RESOURCES
  • Oregon, United States
  • English
  • 0527763217
  • 9780527763213

Table of contents

Introduction Chapter 1: Project Management Today Chapter 2: Managing Projects in a Quantum World Chapter 3: A New Project Management Approach Chapter 4: The Project Manager as Politician Chapter 5: The Project Manager as Human Resources Manager Chapter 6: The Project Manager as Communicator and Change Agent Chapter 7: Managing Risk throughout the Project Chapter 8: Putting it all together: Taking the Quantum Leap Reference List Project Management Bibliographyshow more