Project Managers Portable Handbook, Third Edition

Paperback | August 3, 2010

byDavid Cleland, Lewis Ireland

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The Latest Project Management Data at Your Fingertips

Fully updated throughout, this hands-on guide gives you quick access to current information on project management concepts and practices. Project Manager's Portable Handbook. third edition, offers concise, practical details on the fundamental knowledge, skills, and attitudes required to manage projects. Written by world-renowned project management experts, this compact reference summarizes best practices for defining, designing, developing, and producing project results. Handy tables, charts, models, and callout boxes illustrate pertinent information in this essential on-the-job tool.

Easy-to-Find Project Management Topics:

  • The discipline of project management
  • Project organizational chart
  • Alternative project applications
  • The strategic context of projects
  • Project leadership
  • Project initiation and executionProject planning and control
  • The project culture
  • Improving project management

    PRAISE FOR PREVIOUS EDITIONS:
    "It is perhaps the one book that best summarizes a complete knowledge set to be applied in successfully managing projects. It is the one book that project managers should not 'go to work' without." -- Ken Rose, Book Review Editor, Project Management Journal

    "Unique and invaluable...direct, summarized style...wealth of information...annotated bibliography...one book a project manager should not be without." -- PM Network

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The Latest Project Management Data at Your FingertipsFully updated throughout, this hands-on guide gives you quick access to current information on project management concepts and practices. Project Manager's Portable Handbook. third edition, offers concise, practical details on the fundamental knowledge, skills, and attitudes required...

David I. Cleland, Ph.D., is a Fellow of the Project Management Institute (PMI®) and three-time recipient of PMI’s “Distinguished Contribution Award.” He has been described as the “Father of Project Management” and is honored annually with the presentation of the “David I. Cleland Project Management Literature Award” sponsored by PMI. D...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 8.3 × 5.5 × 0.88 inPublished:August 3, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071741054

ISBN - 13:9780071741057

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Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Section 1. The Discipline of Project Management; Section 2. Project Organizational Design; Section 3. Alternative Project Applications; Section 4. The Strategic Context of Projects; Section 5. Project Leadership; Section 6. Project Initiation and Execution; Section 7. Project Planning and Control; Section 8. The Project Culture; Section 9. Project Communications; Section 10. Improving Project Management; Index