Project Management: Strategic Design and Implementation

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McGraw Hill Professional, Aug 21, 2006 - Business & Economics - 523 pages
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The theme of the last edition will continue as authors improve individual chapters by adding a brief introduction that outlines the central points of the chapter and warms up readers for what follows. Each chapter concludes with four additional sections: a listing of additional sources of information in the form of a generously annotated bibliography; a listing of project management principles that summarize chapter content in pithy statements of enduring, universal value; a project management situation--a brief, descriptive case study that illuminates chapter content by way of a practical example; and a student/reader assignment that offers food for thought, discussion, or investigation. More student problems are added in this edition along with new chapters throughout and up-dated chapters where change is warranted. Graphics and illustrations updated with side bar information included throughout and the book with have a new look in a larger 7 3/8 x 9 ¼ trim.

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Contents

The Evolution of Project Management
3
Why Project Management?
25
The Project Management Process
51
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David I. Cleland is professor emeritus in the School of Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh and the author/editor of 36 books on project management and engineering management. Often described as the "Father of Project Management," he is a Fellow of the Project Management Institute and has received the Institute's Distinguished Contribution to Project Management Award three times. The Institute's annual David I. Cleland Excellence in Project Management Literature Award is named in his honor.

Lewis R. Ireland is president of the American Society for the Advancement of Project Management. He is a Fellow of the Project Management Institute and has received the Institute’s Distinguished Contribution Award and Person of the Year Award. He has more than three decades of management experience and is active in advancing the project management discipline.

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