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Global Project Management Handbook: Planning, Organizing and Controlling International Projects

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Global Project Management Handbook: Planning, Organizing and Controlling International Projects

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Contributors from 20+ nations reveal how current project management concepts and techniques can be successfully applied in different political, cultural, and geographical settings.
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Contributors from 20+ nations reveal how current project management concepts and techniques can be successfully applied in different political, cultural, and geographical settings. Learn how project management is carried out in major countries such as Canada, China, Russia, Germany, France, England—and how these techniques can be applied globally.

  • Case histories from around the world provide lessons on the international application of project management 
     
  • 16 completely new chapters including ones on the rebuilding of Iraq, project management in outsourcing initiatives, and developing multinational teams

The revised Second Edition of The Global Project Management Handbook shows readers step-by-step how PM concepts and techniques can be applied in various political, cultural, and geographical settings. Now featuring 16 entirely new chapters, with all others thoroughly updated, this volume covers the full range of PM topics that are crucial to maintaining competitiveness in an increasingly global marketplace. Packed with additional charts, tables, and figures, the Second Edition contains case histories from many different countries that demonstrate how PM can be successfully applied worldwide.

Table of contents:

Part 1: State of the Art Global Project Management
Chapter 1.The Evolution of Project Management
Chapter 2. Project Management: A Business Process of the Project-Oriented Company
Chapter 3. The Future of Project Management: Mapping the Dynamics of PM Field in Action
Chapter 4. Total Life-Cycle System Management
Chapter 5. Developing Multinational Project Teams
Chapter 6. Risk Identification and Assessment for International Construction Projects
Chapter 7. Program Management and Project Portfolio Management
Part 2: Competency Factors in Project Management
Chapter 8. Competencies of Project Managers
Chapter 9. Managing Risks and Uncertainty in Major Projects in the New Global Environment
Chapter 10. Managing Human Energy in the Project-Oriented Company
Chapter 11. Managing PM Personnel & Their Competencies in the Project-Oriented Company
Chapter 12. Lessons Learned: Rebuilding Iraq in 2004
Chapter 13. Project Critical Success Factors: The Project-Implementation Profile
Part 3: Management of Global Programs and Projects
Chapter 14. Project Management for Outsourcing Decisions
Chapter 15. Project Quality Management in International Projects
Chapter 16. Success Factors in Virtual Global Software Projects
Chapter 17. Managing Global Projects Over a Collaborative Knowledge Framework
Part 4: Management of the Project-Oriented Company
Chapter 18. Management of the Project-Oriented Company; Chapter 19. Project Portfolio Score Card
Chapter 20. Partnering in Projects
Chapter 21. Business Process Management in the Project-Oriented Company
Part 5: National Project Management
Chapter 22. Project Management in Austria: Analysis of the Maturity of Austria as a Project-Oriented Nation
Chapter 23. A Brief Insight of Project Management in the Mainland of China
Chapter 24. Project Management in Australia
Chapter 25. Project Management in Romania
Chapter 26. Japanese Project Management Practices on Global Projects
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ISBN 978-0071460453
Publication Date 25-May-06
Author David I. Cleland and Roland Gareis
Format Hardcover
Page Count 575
Manufacturer McGraw-Hill
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