Project management best practices: achieving global excellence

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John Wiley & Sons, Jun 28, 2006 - Business & Economics - 442 pages
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Best practices in the global market for successful project management

Project Management Best Practices: Achieving Global Excellence presents unique, firsthand accounts of how corporations around the world incorporate project management into their strategic business operations. This book is the global-perspective follow-up to Kerzner's bestselling Advanced Project Management: Best Practices on Implementation, Second Edition (0-471-47284-0).

Senior management from more than fifty global Fortune 500 companies-such as Computer Associates, Motorola, Johnson Controls, Nortel, Satyam, and Infosys-present their best practices in project management, including new and previously unpublished material. These industry leaders offer insight into best practices for:
* Project risk management
* Project management for multinational cultures and cultural failures
* Integrated and virtual project teams

Project Management Best Practices: Achieving Global Excellence is a must-have resource for competitive corporate managers, project and team managers, engineers, project team members, and business consultants in today's global market.

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Contents

FROM BEST PRACTICE TO MIGRAINE HEADACHE
61
JOURNEY TO EXCELLENCE
83
PROJECT MANAGEMENT METHODOLOGIES
135
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HAROLD KERZNER, PhD, prominent instructor for the International Institute of Learning (IIL), is currently Professor of Systems Management at Baldwin-Wallace College in Ohio and President of Project Management Associates, a consulting and training firm that conducts seminars for leading U.S. and international corporations. He is the recipient of a Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Illinois and has taught engineering at that institution and business administration at Utah State University, where he received the 1998 Distinguished Service Award. The Northeast Ohio Chapter of the Project Management Institute has honored Dr. Kerzner by instituting the Kerzner Award for Project Management Excellence.

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