Field Guide to Project Management

ISBN-10: 0471462128

ISBN-13: 9780471462125

Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)

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One of the best-known authorities on project management, David Cleland developed this new edition for professionals who need a dependable, on-the-job resource to answer questions and solve problems as they arise. Field Guide to Project Management is unmatched in its wealth of reliable information on project management systems and its concise and accessible format, also making it the perfect volume to read cover to cover for a unique, up-to-date survey of the field. Every aspect of project management is addressed with practical explanations and advice by a who's-who roster of expert authors who cover planning techniques, concepts, paradigms, processes, tools, and techniques.
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Book details

List price: $120.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/29/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 636
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

DAVID I. CLELAND is a Fellow of the Project Management Institute and has received the Institute's Distinguished Contribution to Project Management award three times. Dr Cleland has been described as the "Father of Project Management" and has been honored through the establishment of the annual David I. Cleland Excellence in Project Management Literature Award sponsored by the Project Management Institute. He is currently Professor Emeritus in the School of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, and is the author/editor of 33 books in the fields of project management and engineering management. He resides in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.LEWIS R. IRELAND is a Fellow of the Project Management Institute and has received the Institute's Distinguished Constribution Award, Person of the Year Award, and many certificates of appreciation. He has more than three decades of management experience and has focused intensely on managing projects and supporting organizational change to project-based enterpise for the past 22 years. Dr. Ireland is active in advancing the project management discipline through participation in professional associations. He is a 20-year veteran of the Project Management Institute and served as its President and Chair in 1998. Dr. Ireland currently serves as Director of Research for the American Society for the Advancement of Project Management. He sides in Monument, Colorado.

Acknowledgments
Preface
Project Management
Strategic Planning
The Elements of Project Success
Why Project Management?
Implementing the Project-Management Process
Project Planning Techniques
Practical Tools for Project Selection
A Comprehensive Model of Project Management
Another Look at Life Cycles
Putting Together a Work-Breakdown Structure
Tools to Achieve On-Time Performance
Keeping the Lid on Project Costs
Calculating Costs and Keeping Records for Project Contracts
Developing Winning Proposals
Techniques for Managing Project Risk
Building the Foundation for Project Success--The Statement of Work
Project Leadership
The Tasks of Project Leadership
Making Optimal Use of the Matrix Organization
How to Motivate All Stakeholders to Work Together
Political Strategies for Projects and Project Managers
The Role of Senior Management on Projects
Building a High-Performance Project Team
Motivation in the Project Environment
How to Get the Right Message Across
Negotiating Skills for Project Managers
Integrating Project-Management Skills for the Future
Project Oversight
How to Monitor and Evaluate Projects
Project-Management Software: A Guideline for System Selection and Use
Effective Project-Management Information Systems
Total Customer Satisfaction
Project Evaluation at Lucent Technologies
Project Termination: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Implementing Earned-Value Project Management in Ten Easy Steps
Legal Considerations for Project Managers
Team Management
New Ways to Use Project Teams
Energizing Project Teams
Concurrent Product-Development Teams
Self-Managed Production Teams
Index
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