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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Frame, J. Davidson.
New project management.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass Publishers, ©1994
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
J Davidson Frame
|Description:||xxii, 328 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||The new business environment and the need for a new project management --
Part 1: Managing in the new business environment --
Managing complexity: techniques for fashioning order out of chaos --
Engaging change: knowing when to embrace, accept, or challenge --
Managing risk: identifying, analyzing, and planning responses --
Satisfying customers: knowing who they are, what they want, and when they are right or wrong --
Part 2: Tools for the new project management --
Acquiring political skills and building influence --
Building teams with borrowed resources --
Selecting projects that will lead to success --
Estimating realistic costs, schedules, and specifications to ensure project success --
Outsourcing to control costs, focus on core work, and expand resources --
Integrating cost and schedule control to measure work performance --
Evaluating projects to maintain goals, strengthen accountability, and achieve objectives --
Understanding and using performance metrics; or, measuring the right stuff --
Carpe diem: seize the day!
|Series Title:||Jossey-Bass business & management series.|
|Responsibility:||J. Davidson Frame.|
"Experienced project managers, newly appointed managers, and professionals of any kind who work in modern organizations where business reengineering, cross-functional teams, and customer satisfaction