Project Manager's Portable Handbook

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9780071437745: Project Manager's Portable Handbook

"The Project Manager's Portable Handbook" is a single source of project management practices, presented in a compact format for ease of use and portability. It is the only compact and complete portable handbook for the project manager. It combines theory and practice in a way that information can be utilized in quick reference fashion from summaries, tables, figures, key questions and more.

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" ... A stunning contribution! Exactly what PMs need. . . The contents are solid substance. The format excellent. The quality of the materials is superb. The layout is wonderful." -- Ken Rose, Book Review Editor of Project Management Journal

"Unique and invaluable...direct, summarized style...wealth of information...annotated bibliography...one book a project manager should not be without." -- PM Network*

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Updated, expanded, and more useful than ever...
In Project Manager's Portable Handbook two of the world's most renowned project management specialists deliver the latest PM data and practice information. Perfect for managers on the go, this compact, quick-reference guide provides ready-to-use advice on conceptualizing, defining, designing, developing, and producing projects ... developing leadership ... planning and controlling resources ... motivating teams ... even closing out projects. With a wealth of tables, charts, and summaries, this is a tool project managers will put to work immediately.

The Second Edition has been updated to include coverage of such essential topics as: Program Management, Team Leadership, Project Management Competency, Establishing Project Priorities, Project Portfolio Management, and Earned Value Management.

THE INFORMATION YOU NEED IN A READILY ACCESSIBLE FORMAT:

The Discipline of Project Management
Project Organizational Design
Alternative Project Applications
The Strategic Context of Projects
Project Leadership
Project Initiation and Execution
Project Planning and Control
The Project Culture
Project Communications
Improving Project Management

About the Author:

David I. Cleland, Ph.D. is Professor Emeritus in the School of Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh. He is the author/editor of 36 books in the field of Project management and Engineering Management. Dr. Cleland was elected a Fellow of the Project Management Institute (PMI) in 1988. He has received PMI's Distinguished Contribution to Project Management Award three times. In 1997, he was honored with the establishment of the "David I. Cleland Excellence in Project Management Literature Award," sponsored by PMI. Dr. Cleland does consulting and conducts training programs in project management around the world.

Lewis R. Ireland, Ph.D. is an Executive Project Management Consultant based in Tennessee and serving both U. S. and international clients. He is past President and Chair of the Project Management Institute and a 20-year veteran of PMI. He has been recognized by PMI for his contributions by the Distinguished Contribution Award, Person of the Year, and elected a Fellow of the Institute. He currently serves as President of the American Society for the Advancement of Project Management, a professional society dedicated to better project management practices.

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