The project manager's desk reference : project planning, scheduling evaluation, control, systems / James P. Lewis

Author(s): Lewis, James P., 1941-
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Subjects: Project management
Industrial development projects--Management
Production scheduling
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 3rd ed
Published: New York : McGraw-Hill, c2007
LC Classification: H, HD
Notes: LCCN: 2006015651
ISBN: 0071464646 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780071464642 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 559-570) and index
Contents: Overview of project management -- A model for managing projects -- General aspects of project planning -- Planning : developing the project mission, vision, goals, and objectives -- Planning project strategy -- Implementation planning -- Developing a project schedule -- Schedule computations -- Scheduling with resource constraints -- Scheduling with PERT -- Principles of project control and evaluation -- Project control using earned-value analysis -- Progress payments and earned-value analysis -- Project change control -- Defining project success and failure -- Causes of project failure -- Managing project risks -- Sociotechnical systems and project organization -- Profiling the world-class project management organization -- Improving your communication skills -- Managing business-to-business marketing and communication projects successfully -- Project management in a creative environment -- The need for systems thinking in project management -- Understanding systems thinking -- How to apply systems thinking in managing projects -- Problem solving in projects -- Solving close-ended problems -- Solving open-ended problems -- Managing decision making in project teams -- Developing project managers -- Resources and references
Physical Description: xv, 584 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 69104274
ISBN/ISSN: 0071464646
9780071464642

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