Stop Playing Games! A Project Manager's Guide to Successfully Navigating Organizational Politics

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Stop Playing Games! by best-selling author Rick A. Morris takes a completely different look at project management, using games like The Pricing Game, Guess the Truth, and Grapevine; to illustrate and help readers overcome organizational politics on projects.

This one-of-a-kind book from the author of Project Management That Works! and The Everything Project Management Book dives deep into the topics of gaining buy-in from upper management, accurately estimating time and cost, controlling project communication, managing within corporate culture, taking care of your team, and more. Challenges and issues covered in this book include:

- Presenting management with realistic options - Getting your point across without confrontation - Controlling the message and the communication channels - Utilizing honesty and trust as a project management tool - Knowing what is under your control, and what is not - Overcoming poor project management conditions - Making real change happen without taking things personally! If navigating organizational politics is stifling your ability to effective manage projects, you need to read this book today!

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Rick A. Morris, PMP, is an ITIL Practitioner, consultant, author, mentor, and creator of a non-profit foundation to promote Project Management in charities and other non-profits. Rick is an accomplished project manager and public speaker. His appetite for knowledge and passion for the profession makes him a sought after speaker at PMI chapters, various civic organizations, and a frequent guest lecturer at local universities.

Rick holds the PMP (Project Management Professional), MPM (Masters of Project Management), OPM3, Six Sigma Green Belt, MCITP, MCTS, MCSE, TQM, ATM-S, ITIL, and ISO certifications. Rick is the Owner of R2 Consulting, LLC and has worked for organizations such as GE, Xerox, and CA and has consulted to numerous clients in a wide variety of industries including financial services, entertainment, construction, non-profit, hospitality, pharmaceutical, retail, and manufacturing.

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