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Project management best practices : achieving global excellence

Author: Harold Kerzner
Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Senior executives and project managers from more than 50 world-class companies offer their best practices for successful project management implementation The first two editions of the bestselling Project Management Best Practices helped project managers navigate the increasingly complex task of working within global corporations employing distant and diverse work teams. This new Third Edition includes the same  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
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Kerzner, Harold.
Project Management - Best Practices : Achieving Global Excellence.
Hoboken : Wiley, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Kerzner
ISBN: 9781118835531 1118835530 9781118657010 1118657012 9781118835678 1118835670
OCLC Number: 869093850
Description: 1 online resource (794 pages)
Contents: Project Management Best Practices: Achieving Global Excellence; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1: Understanding Best Practices; 1.0 Introduction; 1.1 Wärtsilä; Benefits Management in Operational Development Projects in Wärtsilä; 1.2 Project Management Best Practices: 1945-1960; 1.3 Project Management Best Practices: 1960-1985; 1.4 Project Management Best Practices: 1985-2014; 1.5 An Executive's View of Project Management; 1.6 Best Practices Process; 1.7 Step 1: Definition of a Best Practice; 1.8 Step 2: Seeking Out Best Practices; Understanding Project Success; Defining Project Success. Critical Success Factors; 1.9 Dashboards and Scorecards; 1.10 Key Performance Indicators; 1.11 Step 3: Validating the Best Practice; 1.12 Step 4: Levels of Best Practices; 1.13 Step 5: Management of Best Practices; 1.14 Step 6: Revalidating Best Practices; 1.15 Step 7: What to Do with a Best Practice; 1.16 Step 8: Communicating Best Practices across the Company; 1.17 Step 9: Ensuring Usage of the Best Practices; 1.18 Common Beliefs; 1.19 Best Practices Library; 1.20 Hewlett-Packard: Best Practices in Action; Identifying Specific Activities as Best Practices; Definition of a Best Practice. A Library of Best Practices; Getting Support for Best Practices; 1.21 DTE Energy; 1.22 A Consultant's View of Project Management and Best Practices; Project Management in the Small Business Environment; Project Management in Construction; Project Management in Health Care/Dental Category; Project Management in Higher Education; Project Management in the Marketing and Advertising Category; Project Management Initiative for a Marketing Strategy Consultancy; Project Management Initiative Chronology; Chapter 2: From Best Practice to Migraine Headache; 2.0 Introduction. 2.1 Good Intentions Becoming Migraines; 2.2 Enterprise Project Management Methodology Migraine; 2.3 Customer Satisfaction Migraine; 2.4 Migraine Resulting from Responding to Changing Customer Requirements; 2.5 Reporting Level of the PMO Migraine; 2.6 Cash Flow Dilemma Migraine; 2.7 Scope Change Dilemma Migraine; 2.8 Outsource or Not Migraine; 2.9 Determining When to Cancel a Project Migraine; 2.10 Providing Project Awards Migraine; 2.11 Migraine from Having the Wrong Culture in Place; 2.12 Migraines due to Politics; Political Risks; Reasons for Playing Politics. Situations Where Political Games Will Occur; The Governance Committee; Friends and Foes; Attack or Retreat; The Need for Effective Communication; Power and Influence; Managing Project Politics; 2.13 Migraines Caused by the Seven Deadly Sins; The Seven Deadly Sins; 2.14 Sources of Smaller Migraines; 2.15 Ten Uglies of Projects; Introduction; The Ten Uglies; Possible Remedies; Conclusion; References; Chapter 3: Journey to Excellence; 3.0 Introduction; 3.1 Strategic Planning for Project Management; Why Strategic Plans Fail; Project Management: An Executive Perspective. Strategic Planning: A Project Management Perspective.
Responsibility: Harold R. Kerzner.

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