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A decade of project management : selected readings from the Project management quarterly, 1970 through 1980

Author: John R Adams; Nicki S Kirchof; Project Management Institute.
Publisher: Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania : Project Management Institute, [1981] ©1981
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John R Adams; Nicki S Kirchof; Project Management Institute.
OCLC Number: 8403719
Description: xii, 476 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Section 1. The Project Management Institute : role and potential ; The accidental profession J. Gordon Davis ; Report on a PMI/ANSI relationship Lee Wall and Harry Block ; The basic project management reference library Desmond L. Cook, John R. Adams, H. D. Hannah ; Certification of project managers--fantasy or reality? Desmond L. Cook ; PMI-79's track session on cost control Dick Sharad ; Section 2. Project management defined : definitions, limitations, philosophy ; Can project management be defined? Richard P. Olsen ; New direction in project management Robert B. Youker ; Projection of project management Richard J. Hopeman ; Project management problems which can be avoided R. Hal MacDonald ; What is good project management? Marvin A. Datz, L. R. Wilby ; Section 3. Role of the project manager ; How well educated is your prospective project manager Desmond L. Cook, James Granger ; Formal education for project management Dr. Harold Kerzner ; Education for project management Frederick W. Mueller ; Some formal education and experience background implications for project managers Stephen E. Barndt ; Project manager, catalyst to constant change : a behavioral analysis David H. Morton ; The effective project manager Linn C. Stuckenbruck ; The project manager : not just a firefighter James J. O'Brien ; Project management applications to civil systems problem solving David L. Wilemon ; Risk taking and the decision making process John R. Adams, Lloyd A. Swanson ; Managing the small and medium-size project Irving M. Fogel ; Section 4. Managing the human resources in project management ; Managing the most valuable resource : people Charles L. Buck, Jr. ; Motivating people to perform on design and construction projects Marc S. Caspe ; Managing human resources in project management R. G. Murdick, Fred E. Schuster ; Leadership effectiveness in program management Hans J. Thamhain, David L. Wilemon ; A summary of major research findings regarding the human element in project management Bruce N. Baker, David L. Wilemon ; Applying behavioral research findings on construction projects John D. Borcherding ; Section 5. Organizational methods for project management : project, systems, matrix ; Organizational life cycle implications for major projects John R. Adams, Stephen E. Barndt ; Defining a project management system David I. Cleland ; Organizational alternatives for project management Robert Youker ; Project management in industry : an assessment David I. Cleland ; A breakthrough in matrix communications by Marc S. Caspe ; The matrix organization Linn C. Stuckenbruck ; Project management : springboard to matrix management David I. Cleland ; Section 6. Networking and quantitative management techniques ; Theoretical development ; Linear programming : an approach to critical path management by Lloyd A. Swanson ; The effects of activity time variance on critical path planning by Lanny A. Karns and Lloyd A. Swanson ; A time constrained approach to resource leveling in multi-project scheduling Bruce M. Woodworth, Charles J. Willie ; Project management using GERT analysis Bernard W. Taylor, III, Laurence J. Moore ; Resource-based project scheduling : which rules perform best? Edward W. Davis, James H. Patterson ; Heuristic project scheduling Arne Thesen ; Optimal methods for scheduling projects under resource constraints F. Brian Talbot and James H. Patterson ; The two step method R. C. Haag ; Flowcharting--an aid to project management Robert Staples ; New directions for management control of project plans Peter Paul Pekar, Jr., Elmer H. Burack ; Project assessment : a guide for implementation Peter P. Pekar, Jr., Darryl J. Ellis ; Specific programs and specialized applications ; PERT--the hoax of the century Anon ; Project network models past, present, and future Jerome D. Wiest ; Choosing your networking technique Eric Jennett ; Alternatives to PERT for stochastic network analysis Robert S. Sullivan, Jack C. Hayya ; SCREAM--scarce resource allocation to multi-projects E.M. Dar-El, A. Behmoaram and Y. Tur ; Choosing a computer system for project management by James A. Campise ; Section 7. Managing the project : managerial strategies, policies, and techniques ; General ; Project management requires transorganizational standards A. P. Martin ; What makes large projects go wrong (and some suggestions on what to do about it) A. A. Costin ; Why development projects fail : problems of project management in developing countries Dennis A. Rondinelli ; Project management in human service organizations Desmond L. Cook ; Project management : an overview James J. O'Brien ; Construction ; Project management in construction : fast-tracking R. Harvey Self ; About delays, overruns & corrective actions Dick Sharad ; Management of construction projects John G. Simpkin ; Contractor motivations, constraints and decision-making patterns : implications for project management Joseph P. Guiltinan ; Managing construction projects James J. O'Brien ; Project management challenges in the 1980's R. D. Allen ; Managing the project V. E. Cole, W. B. Ball, D. S. Barrie ; Effects of management on productivity in construction H. Murray Hohns ; Industry ; Matrix management in long-range planning Dr. David I. Cleland ; A practical approach to project planning G. H. A. Morton ; Training for project management : a simulation workshop approach Rex Stockton, Desmond L Cook ; Managing a systems development project Mats Andersson, Bertil Strindmark ; Contingency K. C. Carrier ; Government ; Cost growth : can it be controlled? Bruce N. Baker, Dalmar Fisher ; Uncertainty analysis for program management Martin Dean Martin, John O. Lenz, William L. Glover ; Weapons systems acquisitions after Vietnam General Henry A. Miley, Jr. ; A multimatrix approach to project management David N. Burt ; Section 8. Project management in action : case studies ; A project management case study Larry Bennigson ; A program planning model for a statewide research and development system David H. Gustafson, Andre L. Delbecq, Marc Hansen ; Project management at Fluor Utah, Inc. Robert K. Duke, H. Frederick Wohlsen, Douglas R. Mitchell ; Master planning in developing countries J. Winston Porter ; SCAT CAT : a construction awareness and motivational program by Richard L. Tucker, John D. Borcherding, and Joe Turner ; Implementing matrix management in a research and development environment K.E. McCarney ; Organising planning and control functions for a large project Victor M. Gallo, D. Antonio Vecchione and Debabrata Kar ; Annotated bibliography ; Chronological index of articles from the Project Management Quarterly, 1970-1980.
Other Titles: Project management quarterly.
Responsibility: edited by John R. Adams and Nicki S. Kirchof.

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