#Project Management Tweet: 140 Powerful Bite-sized Insights on Managing Projects

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Happy About, 2010 - Project management - 103 pages
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Maligned and misunderstood yet supremely important, project management is the cornerstone of any strong and successful enterprise. And, as with any domain, there is much to learn from the experts. But books on project management have usually demanded significant commitments of time and effort. Until now.

Enter "'#PROJECT MANAGEMENT tweet'," a handy little companion that brings you tweet-sized yet powerful insights into project management. Written by Guy Ralfe and Himanshu Jhamb, both veterans in the field, the book distills the authors' decades of experience, and offers you their wisdom and expertise without expecting you to commit several days into absorbing their lessons. As the authors explain, it was time someone wrote a book on Project Management that could be read from cover to cover in less than an hour.

'#PROJECT MANAGEMENT tweet's' quick-read and accessible format makes sure that you immediately 'get' the authors' thought-provoking and time-tested insights and apply them directly to your own project management situations. Its tweet-sized wisdom keeps the reader's perspective firmly in mind. In concise chapters, the authors cover what your bosses, your team members and your customers would wish you to know about project management. Among the many gems the author share is this takeaway: Every 'unknown' in a project can be guaranteed to introduce a 'known' risk. But, with "'#PROJECT MANAGEMENT tweet'" near at hand, you can be assured of immediately minimizing your risks and multiplying your successes in project management.

 

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Contents

Foreword by David Maister
11
What I Wish I Knew As a Project Manager
13
What My Boss Wished I Knew As a Project Manager
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What My Team Wished I Knew As a Project Manager
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What My Customers Wished I Knew As a Project Manager
91
About the Authors
103
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About the author (2010)

Guy Ralfe has worked on global projects for over a decade. At Starr Specialty Coatings, Guy manages project delivery. He is an active contributor on ActiveGarage.com, a web portal he co-founded to address the fundamental concerns of business.

Himanshu Jhamb thrives on challenges in Software Project Management and has successfully led global teams in industries ranging from Telecommunications to eCommerce. Himanshu is Senior Project Manager for Atypon Systems and co-founder of Active Garage, where he frequently writes about Projects and Project Management.

An entrepreneur, business leader and acclaimed author, Rajesh Setty wrote his first novel at the age of nine. Most of Setty's career has involved managing people and projects in India, Malaysia, Singapore, France and United States. In late 2000, Rajesh co-founded CIGNEX and served as its President and CEO until May of 2005.

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