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The Project Book : the Complete Guide on How to Consistently Deliver Great Projects.

Author: Colin Ellis
Publisher: Newark : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2019. ©2019
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Ellis, Colin.
Project Book : The Complete Guide on How to Consistently Deliver Great Projects.
Newark : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, ©2019
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Ellis
ISBN: 9780730371489 0730371484
OCLC Number: 1105958716
Description: 1 online resource (403 pages)
Contents: Intro --
THE PROJECT BOOK --
CONTENTS --
ABOUT THE AUTHOR --
PREFACE --
HOW TO USE THIS BOOK --
PROJECT MANAGEMENT --
PROJECT MANAGEMENT HAS TO CHANGE --
PROJECTS ARE ABOUT PEOPLE --
PART I LEADERSHIP --
CHAPTER 1 KNOW YOURSELF --
CHAPTER 2 PRACTISE EMPATHY --
CHAPTER 3 BE YOURSELF --
CHAPTER 4 STAND FOR SOMETHING --
CHAPTER 5 DETERMINE YOUR VALUES --
CHAPTER 6 SAFEGUARD THE FUTURE --
CHAPTER 7 BEHAVE IN THE RIGHT WAY --
CHAPTER 8 GIVE YOUR MIND A BREAK --
CHAPTER 9 ADAPT YOUR STYLE TO FIT THE PROJECT --
CHAPTER 10 EMBRACE THE NEXT GENERATION --
CHAPTER 11 BE PREPARED --
CHAPTER 12 BRING THE HUMOUR --
CHAPTER 13 MAKE GRATITUDE YOUR ATTITUDE --
CHAPTER 14 BOUNCEBACKABILITY --
CHAPTER 15 LEAD A REMOTE TEAM --
CHAPTER 16 BE AN INTREPRENEUR --
CHAPTER 17 SWITCH ON YOUR EARS --
CHAPTER 18 CREATE MORE LEADERS --
CHAPTER 19 BE GENEROUS --
CHAPTER 20 SAY SORRY --
CHAPTER 21 SET AND MANAGE EXPECTATIONS --
CHAPTER 22 MANAGE DIFFICULT CONVERSATIONS --
CHAPTER 23 GET HELP --
CHAPTER 24 NEGOTIATE EFFECTIVELY --
CHAPTER 25 TELL STORIES --
CHAPTER 26 MANAGE UPWARDS --
1. KNOW WHO YOU'RE DEALING WITH --
2. BE DIRECT --
3. BRING SOLUTIONS, NOT JUST PROBLEMS --
4. FIBBING IS NOT AN OPTION --
PART II CULTURE --
CHAPTER 27 BUILD AND CARE FOR THE TEAM --
CHAPTER 28 DEVELOP A VISION --
CHAPTER 29 GET YOUR COMMUNICATION RIGHT --
CHAPTER 30 COLLABORATE FOR SUCCESS --
CHAPTER 31 MAKE TIME FOR INNOVATION --
CHAPTER 32 FIND THE RIGHT SPACE FOR WORK --
CHAPTER 33 HIRE FOR CULTURAL FIT --
CHAPTER 34 START AS YOU MEAN TO GO ON --
CHAPTER 35 SOUNDTRACK TO YOUR SUCCESS --
CHAPTER 36 KEEP STAKEHOLDERS SATISFIED --
CHAPTER 37 GOSSIP: THE CULTURE KILLER --
CHAPTER 38 KEEP IT SIMPLE --
CHAPTER 39 HAVE SOME FUN --
CHAPTER 40 RUN MEETINGS THAT DON'T SUCK --
CHAPTER 41 CELEBRATE SUCCESS --
PART III METHODS --
CHAPTER 42 WATERFALL --
CHAPTER 43 AGILE --
CHAPTER 44 NO PLAN, NO PROJECT. CHAPTER 45 WHY THIS? WHY NOW? --
CHAPTER 46 SCALE FOR SUCCESS --
CHAPTER 47 ESTIMATING --
HISTORY --
EXPERTISE --
CHAPTER 48 MANAGE RISK --
IDENTIFY --
PLAN --
SCHEDULE --
ACTION --
ASSESS --
CHAPTER 49 DEAL WITH ISSUES --
CHAPTER 50 REPORT HONESTLY --
CHAPTER 51 SUCCESSES ARE THE BEST LESSONS --
CHAPTER 52 MEASURE YOUR SUCCESS --
STAKEHOLDER SATISFACTION --
STAFF ATTRACTION/ATTRITION --
MENTORING REQUESTS --
INTERNAL REWARD AND RECOGNITION --
EXTERNAL RECOGNITION --
PROJECT MANAGEMENT SUMMARY --
TOO MUCH LEADERSHIP --
TOO MUCH METHOD --
TOO MUCH CULTURE --
GET THE BALANCE RIGHT --
PROJECT SPONSORSHIP --
WE NEED TO INVEST IN THE CAPABILITIES TO HELP ORGANISATIONS EVOLVE --
MORE THAN JUST GOVERNANCE --
PROJECT SPONSOR'S LIST OF RESPONSIBILITIES --
PART IV STEWARDSHIP --
CHAPTER 53 THE BUCK STOPS WITH YOU --
CHAPTER 54 VERIFY PRIORITIES --
CHAPTER 55 SHARE THE BURDEN --
CHAPTER 56 SAY THANK YOU --
CHAPTER 57 BUILD TRUST --
CHAPTER 58 SIMPLE IS BETTER --
CHAPTER 59 BE PRESENT --
CHAPTER 60 ROLE MODEL WHAT YOU EXPECT OF OTHERS --
PART V DECISIONS --
CHAPTER 61 WHAT'S THE PROBLEM AND THE OUTCOME? --
CHAPTER 62 NEGATE THE NEGATIVITY --
CHAPTER 63 HIRE AND PICK YOUR PROJECT MANAGER --
CHAPTER 64 BE ETHICAL --
CHAPTER 65 MAKE QUICK (NOT HASTY) DECISIONS --
CHAPTER 66 DEAL WITH POOR PERFORMANCE --
1. CREATE A SHARED UNDERSTANDING OF WHAT'S EXPECTED --
2. COMMUNICATE IN THEIR PERSONALITY PREFERENCES, NOT YOURS --
3. NIP IT IN THE BUD --
4. TAKE ACTION --
CHAPTER 67 FAIL QUICKLY --
PART VI RESULTS --
CHAPTER 68 Culture is key, but so is strategy --
CHAPTER 69 GET OFF TO A FLYER --
CHAPTER 70 EVERY PROJECT NEEDS A PLAN --
CHAPTER 71 INNOVATION NEEDS MINDSET AND TIME --
CHAPTER 72 METHODS NEED TO BE UNDERSTOOD --
CHAPTER 73 CELEBRATE GOOD (AND BAD) TIMES --
CHAPTER 74 OUTCOMES DON'T ACHIEVE THEMSELVES --
OPTIMISM/EXAGGERATION --
MARKET CONDITION CHANGES. NO ONE CARES --
CHAPTER 75 SPOT WHEN IT'S GOING WRONG --
1. NO ONE UNDERSTANDS WHY YOU'RE DOING THE PROJECT --
2. WATERMELON PROJECTS --
3. INCREASE IN EMAILS --
4. MISSED DEADLINES --
5. DOCUMENTS AREN'T UPDATED --
6. INCREASED SICK LEAVE --
7. FORECAST SPEND = BUDGET --
PROJECT SPONSORSHIP SUMMARY --
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS --
1. SHOULD WE SET UP A PROJECT MANAGEMENT OFFICE (PMO)? --
2. SHOULD WE GO AGILE? --
3. WHAT DO I DO IF I DON'T HAVE TIME TO SPONSOR THE PROJECT? --
4. WHAT DO I DO IF I DON'T BELIEVE IN THE PROJECT? --
5. MY PROJECT MANAGER IS NOT DOING THEIR JOB --
WHAT SHOULD I DO? --
6. WHY DON'T YOU BELIEVE THAT TIME AND COST ARE GOOD MEASURES OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT? --
REFERENCES --
READING LIST --
SOUNDTRACKS --
CONTACT DETAILS --
INDEX --
EULA.

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