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Understanding project management : skills and insights for successful project delivery

Author: Gary Straw
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Kogan Page, 2015.
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"Aimed specifically at practicing managers and EMBA students, Understanding Project Management balances the reflective practice necessary to develop analytical skills and the knowledge needed to utilize different tools and techniques in real world situations. Author Gary Straw takes a unique approach to the study of project management by emphasizing international aspects and dilemmas and global issues relevant to
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Straw, Gary.
Understanding project management
(DLC) 2015008798
(OCoLC)893452864
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Straw
ISBN: 9780749470562 0749470569 9781523103720 1523103728
OCLC Number: 908447884
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Chapter - 1: An introduction to projects and project management;Chapter - 2: Projects at the conceptual phase;Chapter - 3: Planning within projects;Chapter - 4: After the planning: delivering projects;Chapter - 5: Managing to completion;Chapter - 6: Reviewing and learning in projects;Chapter - 7: Project: a way of thinking;Chapter - 8: Within and outside projects;Chapter - 9: A global stage;Chapter - 10: Managing and leading project enviornments;Chapter - 11: A spectrum of project management roles;Chapter - 12: Develop the capabilitySection - ONE: Projects in an ideal world;Chapter - 01: An introduction to projects and project management;Chapter - 02: Projects at the conceptual phase;Chapter - 03: Planning within projects;Section - TWO: Projects in a real world;Chapter - 04: After the planning: delivering projects;Chapter - 05: Managing to completion;Chapter - 06: Reviewing and learning in projects;Section - THREE: Projects in a challenging world;Chapter - 07: Projects: a way of thinking;Chapter - 08: Within and outside projects;Chapter - 09: A global stage;Section - FOUR: Developing a capability;Chapter - 10: Managing and leading in project environments;Chapter - 11: A spectrum of project management roles;Chapter - 12: Develop the capability
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