the Project Manager's Desk Reference, 3E

Hardcover | November 27, 2006

byJames Lewis

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The definitive guide to keeping your project on time, under budget, and problem-free

In this Third Edition of The Project Manager's Desk Reference, top project management consultant James Lewis arms you with today's most comprehensive and understandable project management resources, showing you how to conduct a project of any size or nature-from the office move to building new facilities.

Using results-oriented language and easy-to-understand examples, this comprehensive, quick-reference guide presents specific situations taken from today's fast-moving business environment, walking you through proven solutions designed to keep the project moving forward.

This ready-access toolbox shows you how to:

  • Plan, execute, and control a project from beginning to end
  • Choose project managers, leaders, and teams
  • Develop project plans using Work Breakdown Structures, PERT, CPM, and Gantt schedules
  • Conduct risk analysis
  • Design a project control system
  • Use earned value analysis to track projects
  • Communicate effectively with all levels of your team
  • Conduct the essential post-project “lessons learned” review

    Serving as the perfect supplement to Lewis's bestselling PM bible, Project Planning, Scheduling, and Control, The Project Manager's Desk Reference provides you with the foundation you need to manage any project to its successful completion.

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The definitive guide to keeping your project on time, under budget, and problem-freeIn this Third Edition of The Project Manager's Desk Reference, top project management consultant James Lewis arms you with today's most comprehensive and understandable project management resources, showing you how to conduct a project of any size or na...

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The quality revolution that began in the 1980s is now bringing about a management revolution. In the realm of project management, the methodology and tools introduced in the 1950s and 1960s, and used faithfully since, we now find have their shortcomings. While old tools have their place, they must now be augmented with modern methods t...

James P. Lewis, the world’s best-known project management expert, has more than 25 years of project management experience and has trained more than 30,000 supervisors and managers around the world.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:600 pages, 9.1 × 6.3 × 1.68 inPublished:November 27, 2006Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071464646

ISBN - 13:9780071464642

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