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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
The pressure to minimize expenditure and provide value for money from reduced resources means that complex projects have to encompass a wide range of often conflicting issues and interests. Systems Lifecycle Cost-Effectiveness shows how to manage the difficulties that can arise. Massimo Pica presents a variety of models for calculating cost, benefits... more...
- AMACOM 2014; US$ 27.95
Based on the "Five Immutable Principles of Project Success," this book shows project leaders how to assess the business capabilities needed for a project; plan and schedule the work; determine the resources required to complete on time and on budget; identify and manage risks to success; and measure performance in units meaningful to decision makers. more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 75.00
Best practices for picking up the pieces when projects fail There are plenty of books available offering best practices that help you keep your projects on track, but offer guidance on what to do when the worst has already happened. Some studies show that more than half of all large-scale project fail either fail completely, or at least miss targeted... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 69.95
The discipline of project risk management is continually evolving and has matured over time. However within the literature there has been a disproportionate focus on process, techniques and statistical analysis at the expense of understanding how effective risk management is delivered. The Rules of Project Risk Management provides readers with practical... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95
Although project team members play crucial roles in projects, they often do not possess the required mastery of project management methodologies. As a result, dialog between project managers and team members is not as effective as it can be and can quickly become a source of stress and tension. Empowering Project Teams: Using Project Followership... more...
- World Bank Publications 2014; US$ 14.99
Challenges, Lessons, and Prospects for Operationalizing Regional Projects in Asia: Legal and Institutional Aspects is part of the World Bank Studies Series. These papers are published to communicate the results of the Bank's ongoing research and to stimulate public discourse. For the past decade and a half, international development organizations... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 60.00
This comprehensive and accessible Handbook presents state-of-the-art research on the decision-making processes in the deliverance of mega-projects - large infrastructure projects for the transportation of people and/or goods. The expert contributors explore how decisions are made at different stages in mega-projects and the multi-actor relationships... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95
In Project Risk Governance, Dieter Fink breaks new ground in two ways. Firstly, he places project risk management in the context of todays organisations in which objectives are increasingly implemented through projects to better respond to fast-changing markets. Secondly, he applies a governance perspective to examine project risk at the project... more...
- Pearson Education Limited 2013; US$ 15.34
So, you?ve been asked to manage a project. Not sure where to start? Start here. This is your ultimate one-stop, easy-going and very friendly guide to delivering any project of any size. Even if you?re a first time, never-done-it-before, newbie project manager, How to Manage a Great Project will get you from start to finish on... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 29.99
In an amusing way Klaus Backhaus endeavours to explain how much of what is sold in practice under the guise of a pronounced market orientation is nothing more than the telling of a fairy tale. And so the story takes its course. Despite a perceived market orientation the German engineering company "Deutsche Maschinenbau AG" is losing its market share.... more...