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The Handbook of Project-based Management

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Discover How to Dramatically Improve the Processes of Project-Based Management in Any Organization!

One of the most influential books ever written on the development of project management, The Handbook of Project-Based Management has been completely revised for a new generation of students and practitioners. The Third Edition now features a major change in focus from delivering corporate objectives to achieving strategic change, including embedding corporate change after a project is completed.

Filled with over 150 illustrations, The Third Edition of The Handbook of Project-Based Management contains:

  • A rigorous guide to project management practice for the twenty-first century
  • Complete tools for managing project performance and process
  • New to this edition: new focus on achieving strategic change; new information on the project life cycle; new applications to different industries; new material on strategic design, stakeholders, and organizational capability; shift in emphasis from administrative procedures to governance

Inside this Cutting-Edge Guide to Twenty-First Century Project ManagementThe Context of Projects: • Projects for Delivering Beneficial Change • Project Success and Strategy • The People Involved • Managing Performance: • Scope • Project Organization • Quality • Cost • Time • Risk • Managing the Process: • Project Process • Project Start-Up • Project Execution and Control • Project Close-Out • Governance of Project-Based Management: • Project Governance • Program and Portfolio Management • Developing Organizational Capability • Governance of the Project-Based Organization • International Projects

About the Author

.Rodney Turner is a Director of EuroProjex, The European Centre for Project Excellence Limited. He also teaches project management at the Lille School of Management and Limerick University. He has visiting positions at Henley Management College, the University of TechnologySydney, and George Washington University. Mr. Turner is editor of the International Journal of Project Management and author of The Project Manager as Change Agen, and The Commercial Project Manager...

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Projects and Their Management

PART ONE: THE CONTEXT OF PROJECTS

Chapter 2. Projects for Delivering Beneficial Change

Chapter 3. Project Success and Strategy

PART TWO: MANAGING PERFORMANCE

Chapter 4. Managing Scope

Chapter 5. Managing Organization

Chapter 6. Managing Stakeholders

Chapter 7. Managing Quality

Chapter 8. Managing Cost

Chapter 9. Managing Time

Chapter 10. Managing Risk

PART THREE: MANAGING THE PROCESS

Chapter 11. The Project Life-cycle

Chapter 12. Project Definition

Chapter 13. Project Implementation and control

Chapter 14. Project Close-out

PART FOUR: PROJECT GOVERNANCE

Chapter 15. Governance of a Project

Chapter 16. Program and Portfolio Management

Chapter 17. Corporate Governance

Chapter 18. Developing Organizational Capability

Chapter 19. Developing Individuals

Chapter 20. Epilogue

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071549752
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional
Subject:
Technology : Engineering - Industrial
Author:
Turner, J. Rodney
Subject:
Technology & Engineering : Industrial Engineering
Subject:
Engineering - Industrial
Subject:
Project life-cycle with Applications, Strategic Design, Stakeholders, and Organizational Capability, Project Governance
Subject:
Industrial engineering
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Project management
Subject:
Industrial and Control Engineering-General
Subject:
Education-General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
September 2008
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Pages:
452

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