AMA Handbook of Project Management

ISBN-10: 0814415423

ISBN-13: 9780814415429

Edition: 3rd 2010 (Handbook (Instructor's))

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Description: A comprehensive reference presenting the critical concepts and theories all project managers must master, The AMA Handbook of Project Management compiles essays and advice from the field's top professionals. Compatible with the most recent edition of the Project Management Body of Knowledge and featuring new data on the Project Management Office, the completely revised third edition shows readers how to: establish project goals; implement planning on both the strategic and operational levels; manage the project life cycle and meet objectives; budget the project; handle the transition from project idea to project reality; manage political and resource issues. Packed with research-based information and advice from experienced practitioners, as well as new information on agile project management, Six Sigma projects, the use of social media, and the alignment of strategy and projects -- this guide is a vital resource for everyone involved in project tasks.

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Book details

List price: $94.50
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Amacom
Publication date: 9/15/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 544
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.398
Language: English

Foreword
Preface Paul C. Dinsmore, PMP, and Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin
Acknowledgments
About the Editors
What Is Project Management?
Project Management Concepts and Methodologies
Francis M. Webster, Jr., PhD, and Joan Knutson
The Project Management Body of Knowledge: Comprehension and Practice Introduction
Bodies of Knowledge and Competency Standards in Project Management
Project Management Process Groups: Project Management Knowledge in Action
Initiation Strategies for Managing Major Projects
Comprehensive Planning for Complex Projects
Controlling Costs and Schedule: Systems That Really Work
Project Management Integration in Practice
Project Scope Management in Practice
Time Management in Practice
Project Cost Management in Practice
Studies in Cost Management: Earned Value An Integrated Project Management Approach
Project Quality Management in Practice
Studies in Project Quality Management: Achieving Business Excellence Using Baldrige, Business Process Management, Process Improvement and Project Management
Human Resource Management in Practice
Studies in Project Human Resource Management: Team Building and Interpersonal Skills
Studies in Project Human Resource Management: Leadership
Project Communications Management in Practice
Studies in Communications Management: Achieving Project Success Through Stakeholder Management
Risk Management in Practice
Project Procurement Management in Practice
Studies in Procurement Management: Managing to Avoid Claims
The Profession of Project Management Introduction
Preparing for the Project Management Professional Certification Exam Theodore R. BocCuzzi, PMP
Competency and Careers in Project Manage-ment J. Kent Crawford, PMP, and Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin
Project Management Ethics: Responsibility, Values, and Ethics in Project Environments Thomas Mengel, PhD, PMP
Professionalization of Project Management: What Does It Mean for Practice? Janice Thomas, PhD and Bill Zwerman
Organizational Issues in Project Management Introduction
Projects: The Engine of Strategy Execution James S. Pennypacker and Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin
Project Management: A Strategic Asset? Kam Jugdev, PhD, PMP
Enterprise Project Management: Elements and Deployment Issues Chris Vandersluis
Project Portfolio Management: Principles and Best Practices Gerald I. Kendall, PMP
Measuring the Value of Project Management: A Measurement System James S. Pennypacker
A Process of Organizational Change: From Bureaucracy to Project Management Orientation Robert J. Graham, PhD, PMP
Managing Multiple Projects: Balancing Time, Resources, and Objectives Lowell Dye, PMP
The Project Office: Rationale and Implementation J. Kent Crawford, PMP, and Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin
Issues and Ideas in Project Management Practice Introduction
Dealing with Power and Politics in Project Management
Multiproject Constraint Management: The "Critical Chain" Approach
Communities of Practice and Project Management
Six Sigma and Project Management
Cultural Challenges in Managing International Projects
Social Media Tools: An Introduction to Their Role in Project Management
Industry Applications of Project Management Practice Introduction
Building Organizational Project Management Capabil-ity: Learning From Engineering and Construction Christopher Sauer
New Product Development: Issues for Project Management Dennis M. Smith
Why it Matters: Project Management for Information Technology Karen R.J. White, PMP
Applying Project Management Tools and Techniques in the Ecosystem Restoration Industry Stan Veraart, PMP, and Donald Ross
Rescue Mission: Project Management in the Helping Professions Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin
About the Contributors
Index
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