David I. Cleland, Lewis
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Project Manager's Portable Handbook. third edition,
offers concise, practical details on the fundamental knowledge,
skills, and attitudes required to manage projects.
Written by world-renowned project management experts, this
compact reference summarizes best practices for defining, designing,
developing, and producing project results.
Handy tables, charts, models, and callout boxes illustrate
pertinent information in this essential on-the-job tool.
- The discipline of project management
- Project organizational chart
- Alternative project applications
- The strategic context of projects
- Project leadership
- Project initiation and execution Project planning and
- The project culture
- Improving project management
PRAISE FOR PREVIOUS EDITIONS:
"It is perhaps the one book that best summarizes a complete
knowledge set to be applied in successfully managing projects. It is
the one book that project managers should not 'go to work' without."
-- Ken Rose, Book Review Editor, Project Management Journal
"Unique and invaluable...direct, summarized style...wealth of
information...annotated bibliography...one book a project manager
should not be without." -- PM Network
Section 1. The Discipline of Project Management;
Section 2. Project Organizational Design;
Section 3. Alternative Project Applications;
Section 4. The Strategic Context of Projects;
Section 5. Project Leadership;
Section 6. Project Initiation and Execution;
Section 7. Project Planning and Control;
Section 8. The Project Culture;
Section 9. Project Communications;
Section 10. Improving Project Management;
About the Author:
David I. Cleland, Ph.D., is a Fellow of the Project
Management Institute (PMI®) and three-time recipient of PMI’s
“Distinguished Contribution Award.” He has been described as the
“Father of Project Management” and is honored annually with the
presentation of the “David I. Cleland Project Management Literature
Award” sponsored by PMI.
Dr. Cleland continues to provide consulting assistance to
international organizations. He has authored or edited 40 books in
the project management and engineering management fields.
Lewis R. Ireland, Ph.D., is an executive project
management consultant based in Tennessee, serving both U.S. and
international clients. He is Past President and Chair of the Project
Management Institute and a 25-year veteran of PMI®. Dr. Ireland has
been recognized by PMI for his contributions by the “Distinguished
Contribution Award” and the “Person of the Year Award,” and by being
elected a Fellow of the Project Management Institute.
He currently serves as Past President of the American Society for
the Advancement of Project Management (asapm), a professional
society dedicated to better project management practices.
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