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Mastering project management : applying advanced concepts to systems thinking, control & evaluation, resource allocation / James P. Lewis.

By: Lewis, James P, 1941-
Material type: BookPublisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, c2008.Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xii, 418 p. : ill ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780071462914 (hardcover : alk. paper); 0071462910Subject(s): Project managementDDC classification: 658.4/04
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REGULAR University of Wollongong in Dubai
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658.404 LE MA (Browse shelf) Available T0031876
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 399-403) and index.

What it's all about -- So you want to master project management -- The job of managing -- Integrating leadership and management -- Leading to learn and learning to lead -- Whole brain project management -- How to achieve high-performance project management -- Power and politics for project managers -- Dealing with cultural differences -- Defining success and failure -- Organizing for project management -- Tools and techniques -- A review of the standard tools -- The need for systems thinking in project management -- Understanding systems thinking -- How to apply systems thinking in managing projects -- Managing project risks -- Improving decisions in projects -- Planning -- Developing a shared understanding of a project -- Identifying customer requirements -- Managing resources in project scheduling -- Scheduling uncertainty in projects -- Control -- Tracking progress to achieve project control -- Accounting and cost control -- Change control in projects -- Managing vendors in projects -- Conducting project reviews -- Managing quality in projects -- Optimizing project performance -- Improving project management processes -- Improving estimating capability -- Managing innovation in projects.

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