Teamwork and Project Management

Paperback | August 20, 2013

byKarl Smith, P.K. Imbrie

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Teamwork, projects, collaborative problem solving, innovation, and creativity are central to success in engineering, especially in the increasingly global economy. The overall goal of Teamwork and Project Management, Fourth Edition is to prepare you for these aspects of professional practice in engineering. The approach involves engaging you in activity, reflection, and collaboration to build your knowledge and skills. The fourth edition represents a major redesign and includes an expanded number of collaborators.

Specific goals for readers of Teamwork and Project Management, Fourth edition include:

• To help frame the project team and identify and use an appropriate project management team.

• To understand the dynamics of team development and interpersonal problem solving.

• To identify strategies for accelerating the development of true team effectiveness.

• To understand the critical dimensions of project scope, time, and cost management.

• To understand the critical dimensions of project scope, time and cost management.

• To explore a variety of best practices including anticipating, preventing, and overcoming barriers to project success.

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Teamwork, projects, collaborative problem solving, innovation, and creativity are central to success in engineering, especially in the increasingly global economy. The overall goal of Teamwork and Project Management, Fourth Edition is to prepare you for these aspects of professional practice in engineering. The approach involves enga...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:9.1 × 8.6 × 0.5 inPublished:August 20, 2013Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0073534900

ISBN - 13:9780073534909

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Table of Contents

Preface

1. Teamwork and Project Management in Engineering

2. Framing and Aligning the Project and Team

3. Teamwork Basics

4. Teamwork Skills and Problem Solving

5. Effective Interpersonal Skills for Teamwork and Project Management

6. Transitioning into Teams, Projects and Organizations

7. Innovation in a Team Environment

8. Agile Teams and Projects

9. Project Management Principles and Practices

10. The Project Manager's Role

11. Project Scheduling

12. Team and Project Monitoring and Evaluation

13. Project Management Documentation and Communications

14. Project Management Tools

15. Teamwork for the Future

16. Where to Go from Here

Index