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Second order project management

Author: Michael Cavanagh
Publisher: Burlington, VT : Gower, ©2011.
Series: Advances in project management.
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If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always got, and if it's not good enough, you need to do something else. As project complexity increases, so too does the need to do new things. The existing Project Management tools - examples being Earned Value Management, PRINCE2, Lifecycle Management, PMBOK® - are incredibly useful; but they were designed for linear project development in a stable,  Read more...
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Cavanagh, Michael, 1949-
Second order project management.
Burlington, VT : Gower, c2011
(DLC) 2011027142
(OCoLC)734002443
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Cavanagh
ISBN: 9781409410959 1409410951 1283367467 9781283367462
OCLC Number: 769820337
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 128 p.) : ill.
Contents: Uncertainty, complexity and impact on projects --
What makes projects complex? --
1st and 2nd order project management --
Leadership in an uncertain world --
Outcomes and ethics --
2nd order tools and tactics --
The systems approach to project management --
Experiential learning --
Appropriate contracting --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Advances in project management.
Responsibility: by Michael Cavanagh.

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