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Leading Virtual Project Teams Adapting Leadership Theories and Communications Techniques to 21st Century Organizations
Project Business Management
Culturally Tuning Change Management
The Four Pillars of Portfolio Management Organizational Agility, Strategy, Risk, and Resources
By Margaret R. Lee
April 06, 2021
The second decade of the 21st century brought unprecedented challenges to traditional work places forcing the advance of working from home (telework). Individuals with little or no background in leadership, project management or virtual team management were suddenly placed into the environment of ...
By Oliver F. Lehmann
July 31, 2020
Roughly half of all project managers have to lead customer projects as profit centers on contractor side with two big objectives: making the customer happy and bringing money home. Customer projects are a high-risk business on both sides, customers and contractors, but the dynamics of this business...
By Olivier Mesly
February 07, 2020
Marketing is about placing a new product or service into the market. Projects are about delivering new products and services. The merger of these two fields holds great promise for delivering value to organizations and their clients. Project managers can serve many markets ranging from investors ...
By Robert Joslin
April 22, 2019
With all signs pointing to an increased use of and interest in project-based work in modern organizations, the better scholars are able to make sense of the current state of the field through theory development and empirical investigation, the more successful projects promise to become. This book ...
By Kenn Dolan
November 26, 2018
One of the most difficult, yet important, questions regarding projects is "What advantages will this project create for the investors and key stakeholders?" Projects and programs should be treated as investments. This means that the focus of projects shifts from delivering within the triple ...
By Risto Gladden
October 09, 2018
Managing change across cultures can be tricky, and universal approaches to change management may not serve their purpose in every cultural setting. This book examines the cultural dimensions that can influence the perceptions of and reactions to change in different cultural contexts and highlights ...
By Olivier Lazar
October 05, 2018
Portfolio management consists mainly of making decisions about which initiatives to undertake, which initiatives not to pursue, and which resources are to be allocated to which portfolio component. At least, that’s how it is most commonly presented in textbooks and courses. Indeed, it is all of ...
By Lory Mitchell Wingate
September 14, 2018
Systems engineering has been applied to some of the most important projects of our time, including those that have helped humanity explore the world and the universe, expand our technical abilities, and enhance the quality of human life. Without formal training in systems engineering, the ...
By Denise Thompson
August 14, 2018
In the fluid world of changing business environments and variables affecting projects, a style of project management that primarily relies on maintaining the Iron Triangle, that tenuous mix of schedule, scope, and budgets, is no longer the sole path to success. Today’s project management demands a ...
By Ramani S
February 09, 2016
No organization is impervious to change. Rather, the survival and growth of an organization is dependent on how well it copes with change. Successful change initiatives consist of the integrated eco-system of its portfolio, programs, and projects. These change initiatives become the delivery ...
By Ginger Levin, PMP, PgMP
May 31, 2018
In addition to test questions in each of the five domains and two practice tests in print and online, this all-in-one study guide also contains flashcards for learning terms. This book is current with The Standard for Program Management, Fourth Edition, and its author is the second person in the ...
By John K. Briesemeister
March 15, 2018
To many program, project, or construction managers, a complex project seems to be a labyrinth with many hidden dangers. This book is a guide through that labyrinth. It explains best practices and provides insight so they cannot only identify hidden dangers but also effectively manage the ...