Project Management : Strategic Design and Implementation

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Reach strategic goals with state-of-the-art project management. Expert David I. Cleland, a world leader in project management theory and practice, introduces the latest in state-of-the-art team design and project life-cycle evaluation in this edition of his best-selling Project Management: Strategic Design and Implementation. A standard among project management guides, this highly respected book is the only source of guidance on strategic management in both large and small industrial organizations. Dr. Cleland's focus on the use of flexible teams to implement organizational strategies-particularly changes in products, services, and processes--places this book at the forefront of project management design. The Fourth Edition gives you leading-edge information and practices in the latest techniques in self-managing teams, innovative organizational structuring, team composition, and alternative teams. Enhanced throughout with new diagrams, tables, checklists, and case studies, this book provides the knowledge that industry leaders need to be competitive in the twenty-first century.

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THE LANDMARK REFERENCE ON PROJECT MANAGEMENT UPDATED AND EXPANDED TO REFLECT THE CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES OF THE NEW MILLENNIUM

The first book to truly apply the theory, processes, practices, and techniques of project management is still the best! Here in a single definitive volume is unmatched top-to-bottom coverage of project management for the organization.

Head and shoulders above any other project management guide, this is the only source of guidance on strategic project management in both large and small industrial organizations. Written by two world leaders in project management, this book focuses on the use of flexible teams to implement organizational strategies – particularly changes in products, services, and processes – placing this book at the forefront of project management design.

The Fourth Edition places heightened emphasis on strategic management for the organization and provides leading-edge information and techniques on self-managing teams, innovative organizational structuring, team composition, and alternative teams. Enhanced throughout with new diagrams, tables, chapter summaries, checklists, and case studies, this publication sets a standard of excellence that is not found in any other book on the subject.

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DAVID I. CLELAND is a Fellow of the Project Management Institute and has received the Institute’s Distinguished Contribution to Project Management award three times. Dr Cleland has been described as the "Father of Project Management" and has been honored through the establishment of the annual David I. Cleland Excellence in Project Management Literature Award sponsored by the Project Management Institute. He is currently Professor Emeritus in the School of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, and is the author/editor of 33 books in the fields of project management and engineering management. He resides in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

LEWIS R. IRELAND is a Fellow of the Project Management Institute and has received the Institute's Distinguished Constribution Award, Person of the Year Award, and many certificates of appreciation. He has more than three decades of management experience and has focused intensely on managing projects and supporting organizational change to project-based enterpise for the past 22 years. Dr. Ireland is active in advancing the project management discipline through participation in professional associations. He is a 20-year veteran of the Project Management Institute and served as its President and Chair in 1998. Dr. Ireland currently serves as Director of Research for the American Society for the Advancement of Project Management. He sides in Monument, Colorado.

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