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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Wills, Kerry R.
Essential project management skills.
Boca Raton : Taylor & Francis, 2010
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Kerry R Wills
|Description:||1 online resource (xi, 208 pages)|
|Contents:||Background Changing Project Landscape Overview Trend 1- Reduce Cost Trend 2 - Increased Complexity Trend 3 - Additional Rigor Trend 4 - Changing Workforce Reduce Cost: Outsourcing Additional Attention Intangibles Reduce Cost: Shared Services Competing Priorities Additional Steps Resource Skills Intangibles Increased Complexity: More Technology Layers Additional Planning Different Skill Needs Increased Complexity: Enterprise Focus Standards and Fit Broader Requirements Increased Complexity: Third-Party Vendors Planning Loss of Some Control Additional Rigor: Demand Management and Governance Additional Planning No Slack Intangibles Additional Rigor: Process and Tools Additional Planning Applicability Changing Workforce: Specialized Resources High-Demand Resources Missing the Big Picture Changing Workforce: Mobile Resources Losing Key Resources Impacts Success Summary of Impacts The New Project Management Skills Overview Additional Rigor Consultative Approach Managing Information Leadership Additional Rigor Diligent Project Planning Use a Standard Methodology for Delivery Use Resources Intelligently Diligent Project Management Use Metrics Appropriately Improve Competencies Consultative Approach Relationship Focus Influencing Self-Management Political Savvy Managing Information Proper Communications Planning Gathering Information: Visibility Presenting and Sharing Information Leading the Team Motivating Team Members Empower the Team Be a Champion for the Team Handling Conflicts and Difficult People Summary Tying It All Together Planning Is an Investment Constant Diligence Making Time for the Right Things Recognizing That People Will Make the Project Successful Be Conscious Situational Adaptation Summary of Techniques and Skills References|
|Responsibility:||Kerry R. Wills.|