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3rd Edition

Project Management for the 21st Century

ISBN 9780124499836
Published July 16, 2001 by Routledge
414 Pages

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Book Description

The challenge of managing projects is to combine the technology of the future with lessons from the past. In the Third Edition of Project Management for the 21st Century, noted authors Bennet Lientz and Kathryn Rea provide a modern, proven approach to project management. Properly applied without massive administrative overhead, project management can supply structure, focus, and control to drive work to success.
Third Edition revisions include: 35% new material; three new chapters on risk management, international and multinational projects, project culture; entire text rewritten to take advantage of the Web and Internet tools; new appendix covering web sites; additional materials on "what to do next"; more feedback from readers and lessons learned.

Table of Contents

Projects and Trends in the 21st Century
Projects and Project Management
Lessons Learned from Projects
Project Definition
Setting Up the Project Plan
Being a Winning Project Leader
The Project Team
Using the Web and Intranets
Tracking and Monitoring the Project
Project Cost Analysis
Succeeding with Projects Great and Small and Programs
Product Management
Managing Issues in Projects: Problems and Opportunities
Managing Risks
Culture Factors in Projects
Managing Multinational and Global Projects
Project Communications and Presentations
Project Management Software
Project Administration
Project Change and Death
Using Lessons Learned
Where to Go from Here
Web Sites

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Praise for the Second Edition
"The book contains a wealth of ideas to help veteran project managers crystallize their experiences and improve the management of their current or next project. For new or prospective project managers, it offers tips, and guidance to help set them on the right course".
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