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Bridging the business-project divide : techniques for reconciling business-as-usual and project cultures

Author: John W O Brinkworth
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Gower, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In his book, John Brinkworth provides an analysis that is initially focused on the main elements within the project lifecycle, covering the business perspective for each lifecycle step, then the project perspective, and finally a consideration of how these viewpoints can be bridged. He then switches to look at some of the common strands of activity that run through every project: quality, planning, HR, finance,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Brinkworth, John W.O.
Bridging the business-project divide
(DLC) 2014006121
(OCoLC)875055755
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John W O Brinkworth
ISBN: 9781409465188 1409465187 1409465195 9781409465195
OCLC Number: 883632123
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 213 pages)
Contents: List of figures --
List of tables --
Abbreviations --
Acknowledgements --
About the author --
Preface --
Introduction --
The lifecycle --
Identifying a project --
Justification and approval for a project --
Getting started --
Requirements --
Design --
Build --
Test --
Going live --
Post-live realisation of changes --
Common strands --
Quality --
Planning and execution --
Hr --
Finance --
Reporting --
Benefits --
Conclusions --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: by John Brinkworth.

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