AMA Handbook of Project Management

ISBN-10: 0814472710
ISBN-13: 9780814472712
Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)
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Description: A comprehensive reference, thoroughly updated with all new material, The AMA Handbook of Project Management presents the critical concepts and theories that all project managers must master. Containing definitive models, advice, and in-depth  More...

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Book details

List price: $79.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Amacom
Publication date: 1/25/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 512
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.50" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 2.596
Language: English

A comprehensive reference, thoroughly updated with all new material, The AMA Handbook of Project Management presents the critical concepts and theories that all project managers must master. Containing definitive models, advice, and in-depth solutions to specific project management dilemmas, the book provides valuable insight and the latest techniques on how to:* establish project goals* implement planning on both the strategic and operational levels* design dependable, but flexible, organizational structures* manage the project life cycle and meet objectives* budget the project* handle the transition from project idea to project reality.Packed with case studies to ensure thorough comprehension of key principles, this second edition reflects the most recent changes to the Project Management Body of Knowledge(r), and contains new material on subjects including project management as a profession, portfolio management, program management, team development, and much more. This guide is a vital resource for everyone involved in project tasks.

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Editors
What Is Project Management?
Project Management Concepts and Methodologies
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 Geree Streun, PMP, CSQE
Project Scope Management in Practice Renee Mepyans-Robinson
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 Geree Streun, PMP, CSQE
Studies in Project Quality Managment: Achieving Business Excellence Using Baldrige, Business Process Management, Six Sigma, and Project Management
Human Resource Management in Practice Lee Towe, PMP
Studies in Project Human Resource Management: Interpersonal Skills
Studies in Project Human Resource Management: Leadership
Project Communications Management in Practice
Studies in Communications Management: Achieving Project Success Through Team Building and Stakeholder Management
Risk Management in Practice
Project Procurement Management in Practice
Studies in Procurement Management: Managing to Avoid Claims
Preparing for the Project Management Professional Certification Exam
The Profession of Project Management Introduction
Project Management Ethics: Responsibility, Values, and Ethics in Project Environments
Professionalization of Project Management: What Does It Mean for Practice?
Competency and Careers in Project Management
Organizational Issues in Project Management Introduction
Project Management: A Strategic Asset?
Enterprise Project Management: Elements and Deployment Issues
Project Portfolio Management: Principles and Best Practices
Measuring the Value of Project Management
The Project Office: Rationale and Implementation
A Process of Organizational Change: From Bureaucracy to Project Management Orientation
Managing Multiple Projects: Balancing Time, Resources, and Objectives
Issues and Ideas in Project Management Practice Introduction
Dealing With Power and Politics in Project Management
Multi-Project Constraint Management: The "Critical Chain" Approach
Communities of Practice and Project Management
A Project Management Strategy for Six Sigma Projects
Cultural Challenges in Managing International Projects
Industry Applications of Project Management Practice Introduction
Building Organizational Project Management Capability: Learning From Engineering and Construction
New Product Development: Issues for Project Management
Why it Matters: Project Management for Information Technology
Project Management for Software Engineering
R&D Project Management: Adapting to Technological Risk and Uncertainty
Applying Project Management Tools and Techniques in the Ecosystem Restoration Industry
About the Contributors
Index 489

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