Managing High-Technology Programs and Projects

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 13, 2003 - Business & Economics - 396 pages
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A well-known author within the field: Russell Archibald is widely known in the project management field. He helped to found the Project Management Institute, and he is a former principal with Integrated Project Systems, a consulting firm that specializes in process and system implementation and training in project management for high-tech corporations and agencies.
* The definitive book on managing high-tech initiatives: This book fulfills a long-standing need for a comprehensive, practical and unified description of the business of managing complex programs and projects. It provides detailed coverage of all aspects of complex project management, with emphasis on those involving advanced technology.
  

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Contents

EXECUTIVE GUIDE TO PROGRAM
1
Programs and Projects
25
Improving Project Management Capabilities
54
Integrative Roles in Project Management
82
Integrative and Predictive Project Planning and Control
107
Project Team and Key Human Aspects
128
Organizing the Project Management Function
145
Managing Project Portfolios Programs
173
Planning and Initiating Projects
226
Project Team Planning and Project StartUp
280
Authorizing and Controlling the Work Schedule
301
Project Interface Management
330
Evaluating Directing and Closing Out the Project
340
APPENDIX
361
BIBLIOGRAPHY
378
INDEX
387

MANAGING SPECIFIC PROJECTS
199

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RUSSELL D. ARCHIBALD, PMP, Fellow PMI and APM/IPMA, MSc, has held engineering and executive positions in the defense/aerospace, refinery construction and operation, automotive manufacturing, and telecommunications industries. Since 1982, he has consulted in project management to companies and agencies in twelve countries on four continents, and has taught project management principles and practices to thousands of managers and specialists around the world. He is an original founding trustee and member of the Project Management Institute.

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