Leadership Principles for Project Success

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CRC Press, Aug 25, 2010 - Business & Economics - 284 pages
This book is about project success and the secret to achieving this success, effective project leadership. Filled with samples, templates, and guidelines, it covers the five principles of effective project leadership: building vision, nurturing collaboration, promoting performance, cultivating learning, and ensuring results. Using nontechnical lang
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 The World of Projects
1
Section I The Project Leadership Pyramid
13
Chapter 2 Introducing the Project Leadership Pyramid
15
Build Vision
21
Nurture Collaboration
33
Promote Performance
45
Cultivate Learning
57
Ensure Results
69
Chapter 14 Summary
185
Section III The personal Leadership Pyramid
191
Chapter 15 How to Become an Effective Project Leader
193
Section IV Appendices
201
The Project Vision Document
203
Scope Matrix
209
Sample Scope Phase 2Week Plan
217
The Scope Document
225

Chapter 8 The Dynamic Pyramid
77
Section II The Project Leadership Pyramid In Practice
87
Chapter 9 Practicing the Principles
89
Chapter 10 Project Initiation and SetUp
97
Chapter 11 Project Execution
119
Chapter 12 Projects in Trouble
151
Chapter 13 Closing a Project
179
Virtual Team Room
229
Status Report
241
Section V Bibliography
245
Bibliography
247
Back cover
254
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Thomas Juli is an experienced, enthusiastic, and results-driven manager. He provides leading-edge program and operational management, offering more than 12 years of progressive leadership and management experience in various functions including project and program management, management consulting, business analysis, professional training, and academic teaching. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) by the Project Management Institute and a Certified Scrum Master (CSM) by the Scrum Alliance.

He is managing director of Thomas Juli Empowerment Partners, a professional service organization for innovative empowerment, consulting, and interim management. Prior to starting his own consulting business, Juli worked for SAP and two leading management and IT consultancies, Sapient and Cambridge Technology Partners. He consulted for various companies in telecommunications, energy, manufacturing banking and the public sector. He has spoken at conferences on project management and customer relationship management and has written articles on project management for professional journals.

Before entering business, Juli was engaged in research in the fields of economics and U.S. foreign policy. He holds a doctorate with distinction in international studies from the University of Miami, and a masters degree in economics from Washington University in St. Louis.

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