Managing Multiple Projects: Planning, Scheduling, and Allocating Resources for Competitive Advantage, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Managing Multiple Projects

Planning, Scheduling, and Allocating Resources for Competitive Advantage, 1st Edition

Edited by Lowell Dye

CRC Press

342 pages

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"Details time-efficient and cost-effective strategies to evaluate, select, prioritize, plan, and manage multiple projects. Presents proven methods and practical applications for the development of successful project portfolios and prosperous multiproject environments. Provides useful models and scheduling frameworks for increasecd quality and productivity."

Table of Contents

Part 1 Overview: project porfolio management and managing multiple projects - two sides of the same coin?; software packages don't manage projects - people do!. Part 2 Time, cost and other management issues: multiproject scheduling and resource allocation; effective resource management - debunking the myths. Part 3 Tools, techniques and methods: improving multiproject management by using a queuing theory approach; a multi-project management framework for new product development. Part 4 Best practices and applications: programe management - a key for integrated healthcare delivery systems; managing multiple projects in large IS organizations.

About the Editor

James S. Pennpacker, Lowell D. Dye

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS042000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management Science
BUS101000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Project Management
COM032000
COMPUTERS / Information Technology