The Handbook of Project-based Management: Leading Strategic Change in Organizations

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McGraw Hill Professional, Sep 24, 2008 - Technology & Engineering - 576 pages
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Discover How to Dramatically Improve the Processes of Project-Based Management in Any Organization!

One of the most influential books ever written on the development of project management, The Handbook of Project-Based Management has been completely revised for a new generation of students and practitioners. The Third Edition now features a major change in focus from delivering corporate objectives to achieving strategic change, including embedding corporate change after a project is completed.

Filled with over 150 illustrations, The Third Edition of The Handbook of Project-Based Management contains:

  • A rigorous guide to project management practice for the twenty-first century
  • Complete tools for managing project performance and process
  • New to this edition: new focus on achieving strategic change; new information on the project life cycle; new applications to different industries; new material on strategic design, stakeholders, and organizational capability; shift in emphasis from administrative procedures to governance

Inside this Cutting-Edge Guide to Twenty-First Century Project Management

• The Context of Projects: • Projects for Delivering Beneficial Change • Project Success and Strategy • The People Involved • Managing Performance: • Scope • Project Organization • Quality • Cost • Time • Risk • Managing the Process: • Project Process • Project Start-Up • Project Execution and Control • Project Close-Out • Governance of Project-Based Management: • Project Governance • Program and Portfolio Management • Developing Organizational Capability • Governance of the Project-Based Organization • International Projects

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About the author (2008)

Rodney Turner is a Director of EuroProjex, The European Centre for Project Excellence Limited. He also teaches project management at the Lille School of Management and Limerick University. He has visiting positions at Henley Management College, the University of TechnologyΨSydney, and George Washington University. Mr. Turner is editor of the International Journal of Project Management and author of The Project Manager as Change Agen, and The Commercial Project Manager.

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