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Project Manager's Desk Reference A Comprehensive Guide to Project Planning, Evaluation and Control

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ISBN-10: 007134750X

ISBN-13: 9780071347501

Edition: 2nd 2000 (Revised)

Authors: James P. Lewis

List price: $75.00
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The first edition of this comprehensive reference remains the required reference for project managers worldwide. Now, in addition to providing a step-by-step blueprint for overseeing virtually any project, this completely updated edition of The Project Manager's Desk Reference covers the latest methods and software for risk management; hands-on information on models, planning, and system thinking; innovative checklists and forms to keep each project on target; and much more.
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Book details

List price: $75.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 11/17/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 546
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

Introduction and Overview
Overview of Project Management
A Model for Managing Projects
Project Planning
General Aspects of Project Planning
Planning: Developing the Project Mission, Vision, Goals, and Objectives
Planning Project Strategy
Implementation Planning
Project Scheduling
Developing a Project Schedule
Schedule Computations
Scheduling with Resource Constraints
Scheduling with PERT
Project Control and Evaluation
Principles of Project Control and Evaluation
Project Control Using Earned Value Analysis
Progress Payments and Earned Value Analysis
Project Change Control
Causes of Project Success and Failure
Defining Project Success and Failure
Causes of Project Failure
Managing Project Risks
Other Issues in Project Management
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
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
Managing Decision Making in Project Teams
Resources and References
Developing Project Managers
Checklists for Managing Projects