Today's organizations are moving toward the use of teams and groups to accomplish specific tasks more rapidly and at less cost. For the past 10 years this book has set the standard for establishing project management principles. This edition provides guidelines and tools to help managers of projects succeed. Emphasis is placed on project/team management techniques, rather than general management techniques. Critical aspects of project management are covered in detail, including available software packages, negotiation, project manager selection and project auditing and terminating.
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Putting a man on the moon, building the pyramids, even creating a robust database for a large organization... These might seem like impossible achievements, but they are all the results of carefully implemented project management techniques.
Taking a managerial approach, Meredith and Mantel's text equips you with the insight into human behavior, knowledge of organizational issues, and quantitative methods you need to do project management. You'll learn how to select, initiate, operate, and control all types of projects—from public works and engineering projects to information systems.
The text puts you in command of the latest thinking in the field, including:
Includes a free trial version pf Microsoft Project 2002®!
A CD-ROM containing a 120-day free trial version of Microsoft Project 2002® and a student version pf Crystal Ball® 2002 accompanies the text. In addition, the text features new exercises in the end-of-chapter material that rely on he use of computer software. Microsoft Project and Excel printouts are updated and now integrated throughout the text where appropriate.About the Author:
Jack R. Meredith, Wake Forest University
Samuel L. Mantel, University of Cincinnati
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