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Field Guide to Project Management

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The skillful blend of conceptual basics and hands-on practice is now completely updated in a new Second Edition...
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Up-to-date solutions to critical issues facing project managers on the job The skillful blend of conceptual basics and hands-on practice that made Field Guide to Project Management a cornerstone resource in the field is now completely updated in a new Second Edition. 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, Second Edition 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.

A relevant book across all professional levels and industries, this Second Edition covers the areas of project management that are critical to successful implementation, as defined by the Project Management Institute (PMI).This revised edition includes new material on:

  • The strategic context of projects
  • Project leadership
  • Effective project information systems
  • Building the project statement of work
  • Project management software
  • Building high-performance teams
  • Project selection and use
  • Project management maturity
  • Implementing earned value
  • Maintaining project oversight
Project management systems are a primary means of dealing withorganizational change and execution of enterprise strategies across a wide range of applications, such as construction management, benchmarking, competitive analysis, crisis management, new business development, quality management, and self-directed production teams.

Now more than ever, Field Guide to Project Management, Second Edition is a must-own volume for project managers, product developers, team leaders, and executive personnel in all industries.

Book News Annotation: With broad applications in all industries, this practical guide for professionals covers the areas of project management that are critical to successful implementation, as defined by the Project Management Institute. Sample topics include choosing project management software, implementing earned value, keeping costs under control, and building high performance teams. Cleland (emeritus, engineering, U. of Pittsburgh) is the author or editor of 36 books in the fields of project and engineering management. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis: 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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ISBN 978-0471462125
Publication Date 29-Jul-04
Author David I. Cleland
Format Paperback
Page Count 635
Manufacturer John Wiley & Sons
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