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Project management : a multi-perspective leadership framework

Author: Hans Mikkelsen; Jens Ove Riis
Publisher: Bingle, UK : Emerald Publishing, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Modern projects are confronted with complexity and ambiguity. To provide a holistic framework, this book presents a new project management model that is used to identify the nature of a project and develop appropriate project solutions. It also allows a circular planning process, leading to coherence across the project's elements.
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Mikkelsen, Hans.
Project management.
Bingle, UK : Emerald Publishing, 2017
(OCoLC)993042146
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hans Mikkelsen; Jens Ove Riis
ISBN: 9781787148291 1787148297 1787432661 9781787432666
OCLC Number: 1021269933
Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 816 pages)
Contents: ""Front Cover""; ""Project Management""; ""Copyright Page""; ""Contents""; ""List of Figures""; ""About the Book""; ""Preface""; ""1 Introduction""; ""1.1. What Is a Project?""; ""1.2. Five Elements of a Project â#x80;#x93; The Five-by-Five Model""; ""1.2.1. A Circular Working Mode""; ""1.3. Many Different Projects""; ""1.3.1. Business Development Projects""; ""1.3.2. Company and Organizational Development Projects""; ""1.3.3. Technical Oriented Repetitive Projects""; ""1.3.4. Technical Oriented Development Projects""; ""1.3.5. Projects in a Political Environment"" ""1.3.6. Summary of the Spectrum of Different Projects""""1.4. Four Perspectives of a Project â#x80;#x93; The Project Portrait""; ""1.5. Discussion of Project Management Issues""; ""1.5.1. Different Projects â#x80;#x93; Different Working Modes""; ""1.5.2. Creating Value in a Political Environment""; ""1.5.3. The Project As Part of a Change Process""; ""1.5.4. Rethinking Project Management""; ""1.6. Overview of This Book""; ""1.7. Exercises""; ""2 Forming and Defining the Project""; ""2.1. Introduction""; ""2.2. Defining the Project task""; ""2.2.1. Projects Create Value""; ""2.2.2. Product Objectives"" ""2.2.3. Success Criteria â#x80;#x93; Stakeholder Expectations""""2.3. Analysis of the Project Task""; ""2.3.1. The Four-Perspective Model â#x80;#x93; The Portrait Model""; ""2.3.2. Uncertainty""; ""2.3.3. Complexity""; ""2.3.4. Additional Analyses""; ""2.4. Forming the Project â#x80;#x93; To define Content and Scope""; ""2.5. Discussion of Issues""; ""2.5.1. To Manage the Level of Ambition""; ""2.5.2. Mission, Vision, Utility Goals, and Project Objectives""; ""2.5.3. Recognition and Learning""; ""2.5.4. Relating to the World Outside of the Project""; ""2.5.5. Reactions to Uncertainty and Complexity"" ""2.6. Exercises""""3 Planning the Course of Action""; ""3.1. Introduction â#x80;#x93; What Is It All About?""; ""3.2. Project Processes""; ""3.2.1. Processes Related to the Project Task""; ""3.2.2. Processes Related to Application and Operation of the Project Result""; ""3.2.3. Processes Dealing with the Environment""; ""3.2.4. Management Processes""; ""3.3. Planning the Projectâ#x80;#x99;s Course of Action""; ""3.3.1. Models of Course of Action""; ""3.3.2. Holistic Project Planning""; ""3.3.3. Planning Events During the Project""; ""3.3.4. Detailed Planning of Course of Action"" ""3.4. Additional Aspects""""3.4.1. A Typical Life Cycle for an Internal Renewal Initiative""; ""3.4.2. Planning Dilemma""; ""3.4.3. When Does a Project Begin and When Does It End?""; ""3.4.4. Maneuverability â#x80;#x93; Is It Possible to Control the Project?""; ""3.4.5. Agile and Lean Project Management""; ""3.4.6. Relationship to Other Rhythms""; ""3.5. Exercises""; ""4 Organizing""; ""4.1. The Problem""; ""4.2. Basic Pattern of a Project Organization""; ""4.2.1. The Management Part of the Project Organization""; ""4.2.2. The Decision Part of the Project Organization""
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