Project Management: Strategic Design and Implementation

Hardcover | September 11, 2006

byDavid Cleland, Lewis Ireland

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Today's Most Effective Guide for Applying Project Management to Implement Organizational Strategies -- Now Updated and Expanded! Project Management:Strategic Design and Implementationdelivers complete guidance on applying the theory, processes, practices, and techniques of project management to support strategic planning. Written by two world-renowned project management leaders, this new edition presents the latest methods for usingflexible teams to implement organizational strategies -- especially changes to products, services, and processes. Designed for use in both large and small organizations, this updated classic ranges from the project management process to project planning, monitoring, evaluation, and control to continuous improvement through projects. This resource offers new material on project portfolio management, earned value, projectmanagement maturity, nontraditional teams, project partnering, project management outsourcing, and much more. The Fifth edition of Project Management: Strategic Design and Implementationfeatures: Detailed coverageof all advances in project management theory and practice Helpful sectionsadded to each chapter, including chapter summary, additional sources of information, discussion questions, project management principles, case study, assignment, and checklist Updated examples and exercises on key project management topics A larger format with sidebars to highlight majorissues This new material: chapters on "The Evolution of Project Management" and "Successful Project Teams" Inside this Updated PM Classic:Introduction to Project Management * The Strategic Context of Projects * Organizational Design for Project Management * Project Operations * Interpersonal Dynamics in the Management of Projects * The Cultural Elements * New Uses of Teams

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Today's Most Effective Guide for Applying Project Management to Implement Organizational Strategies -- Now Updated and Expanded! Project Management:Strategic Design and Implementationdelivers complete guidance on applying the theory, processes, practices, and techniques of project management to support strategic planning. Written by tw...

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Today's Most Effective Guide for Applying Project Management to Implement Organizational Strategies -- Now Updated and Expanded! Project Management: Strategic Design and Implementation delivers complete guidance on applying the theory, processes, practices, and techniques of project management to support strategic planning. Written by ...

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 ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:523 pages, 9.1 × 7.5 × 1.4 inPublished:September 11, 2006Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:007147160X

ISBN - 13:9780071471602

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Table of Contents

PREFACE

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

INTRODUCTION

Part 1: Introduction

Chapter 1: The Evolution of Project Management

Chapter 2: Why Project Management?

Chapter 3: The Project Management Process

Part 2: The Strategic Context of Projects

Chapter 4: When to Use Project Management

Chapter 5: The Strategic Context of Projects

Chapter 6: The Board of Directors and Major Projects

Chapter 7: Project Stakeholder Management

Chapter 8: Strategic Issues in Project Management

Part 3: Organizational Design for Project Management

Chapter 9: Organizing for Project Management

Chapter 10: Project Portfolio Management

Chapter 11: Project Authority

Chapter 12: Project Management Maturity

Part 4: Project Operations

Chapter 13: Project Planning

Chapter 14: Project Management Information System

Chapter 15: Project Monitoring. Evaluation, and Control

Chapter 16: The Project Earned Value Management System

Chapter 17: Project Termination

Part 5: Interpersonal Dynamics in the Management of Projects

Chapter 18: Project Leadership

Chapter 19: Project Communications

Chapter 20: Successful Project Teams

Part 6: The Cultural Elements

Chapter 21: Continuous Improvement Through Projects

Chapter 22: Cultural Considerations in Project Management

Part 7: New Prospects

Chapter 23: Alternative Project Teams

INDEX