Project Managers Portable Handbook, Third Edition (Project Book Series)

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The Latest Project Management Data at Your Fingertips

Fully updated throughout, this hands-on guide gives you quick access to current information on project management concepts and practices. Project Manager's Portable Handbook. third edition, offers concise, practical details on the fundamental knowledge, skills, and attitudes required to manage projects. Written by world-renowned project management experts, this compact reference summarizes best practices for defining, designing, developing, and producing project results. Handy tables, charts, models, and callout boxes illustrate pertinent information in this essential on-the-job tool.

Easy-to-Find Project Management Topics:

  • The discipline of project management
  • Project organizational chart
  • Alternative project applications
  • The strategic context of projects
  • Project leadership
  • Project initiation and execution Project planning and control
  • The project culture
  • Improving project management

PRAISE FOR PREVIOUS EDITIONS:
"It is perhaps the one book that best summarizes a complete knowledge set to be applied in successfully managing projects. It is the one book that project managers should not 'go to work' without." -- Ken Rose, Book Review Editor, 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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" ... 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*

* On the first edition

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 a Fellow of the Project Management Institute (PMIŽ) and three-time recipient of PMI’s “Distinguished Contribution Award.” He has been described as the “Father of Project Management” and is honored annually with the presentation of the “David I. Cleland Project Management Literature Award” sponsored by PMI. Dr. Cleland continues to provide consulting assistance to international organizations. He has authored or edited 40 books in the project management and engineering management fields.

Lewis R. Ireland, Ph.D., is an executive project management consultant based in Tennessee, serving both U.S. and international clients. He is Past President and Chair of the Project Management Institute and a 25-year veteran of PMIŽ. Dr. Ireland has been recognized by PMI for his contributions by the “Distinguished Contribution Award” and the “Person of the Year Award,” and by being elected a Fellow of the Project Management Institute. He currently serves as Past President of the American Society for the Advancement of Project Management (asapm), a professional society dedicated to better project management practices.

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