Project management theory and practiceMaterial type: BookPublisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, c2015.Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xxv, 643 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9781482254952Subject(s): Project managementDDC classification: 658.4/04
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Updated to reflect the Project Management Institute's (PMI's) Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Fifth Edition , the new edition of this bestselling textbook continues to provide a practical and up-to-date overview of project management theory. Project Management Theory and Practice, Second Edition explains project management theory using language that is easy to understand. The book integrates the organizational environment that surrounds a project to supply the well-rounded knowledge of theories, organizational issues, and human behavior needed to manage real-world projects effectively. This edition includes a new chapter on Stakeholder Management, which is a new knowledge area covered in the new PMBOK® Guide . It also provides updated references and a new streamlined organization of chapters. There are several project-related model frameworks sponsored by PMI ® , and many of these are covered in this text. Specifically, the book details: Work breakdown structures (WBS) Earned value management (EVM) Enterprise project management (EPMO) Portfolio management (PPM) Professional responsibility and ethics For many of the major sections, the PMI Global Accreditation curriculum learning objectives have been adapted with permission of PMI and used to guide the content. Filled with end-of-chapter questions, scheduling and budgeting problems, and scoping projects, this text is ideal for classroom use and essential reading for anyone seeking project management certification. The book also includes sample empirically oriented worksheets that demonstrate various management decision and analysis-oriented tools.