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- Profile 2005; US$ 20.00
Project management is too often considered to be work done only by those called "project managers". Responsibility is delegated to individuals who struggle against sometimes impossible odds to bring about a successful outcome. This guide describes how to manage a project and how to ensure that the whole organisation can contribute to its success. more...
- Kogan Page 2012; US$ 39.95
Strategic Project Management uses real life case examples to characterize and describe the organizational factors and conditions necessary for projects to thrive and to deliver the organization's strategic objectives. This characterization is formed around ten imperatives which senior managers can implement - both within individual projects and, even... more...
- Profile Books 2013; US$ 20.00
From the Hubble space telescope that was launched with a malfunctioning device that resulted in all the pictures it took being blurred, to the extremely late completion of England's new national soccer stadium at Wembley, history is full of example of projects that damaged organisations because they were late, over budget, failed to deliver what they... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2005; US$ 14.95
You live in this world. You use oil. You must read this book. The situation is alarming and irrefutable: within thirty years, even by conservative estimates, we will have burned our way through most of the oil that is readily available to us. Already, the costly side effects of dependence on fossil fuel are taking their toll. Even as oil-related... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2009; US$ 14.95
Salmonella-tainted tomatoes, riots, and skyrocketing prices are only the latest in a series of food-related crises that have illuminated the failures of the modern food system. In The End of Food, Paul Roberts investigates this system and presents a startling truth?how we make, market, and transport our food is no longer compatible with the billions... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 19.99
In every facet of postindustrial society - -the way we eat, the way we communicate and entertain, the way we work, the way we court lovers and raise children, educate and govern -- technology and affluence now let us reach our goals with a speed and efficiency unimaginable even a generation ago. But the result, Paul Roberts warns, is not all milk,... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 22.99
What do soaring debt, endemic narcissism, road rage, political attack ads and killer drones share in common? All are symptoms of a society that moves, reflexively and relentlessly, to exploit the fastest, most efficient means to any end, without regard to cost. This is the ?impulse society? in which we live. In every facet of postindustrial society... more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2002; US$ 10.99
Paul William Roberts' journeys through India span twenty years, and in Empire of the Soul, he creates a dazzling mosaic, by turns tragic and comic, of the subcontinent and its people. From the crumbling palaces of maharajas to the slums of Calcutta; from the ashrams of holy men to a millionaire drug dealer's heavily guarded fortress on India's border... more...