Project Management

Project Managers perform amazing juggling feats while coordinating and managing projects, teams and time. Project Management tactics and implementation are constantly changing and here you will find up-to-date information and ideas from industry leaders. From start to finish and for every step in between, we have the resources to help you tackle even the most daunting projects. 



Reinhard WagnerChanging the Way We Manage Projects

In his guest editorial, Reinhard Wagner examines how changing the way we manage projects could change the world. After decades of project management based on an engineering-type model, it is time to think of projects in a new way – putting change management, people skills and entrepreneurship at the heart of our approach.

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Risk Management MaturityRisk Management Maturity: Does Older Always Mean Wiser?

David Hillson (The Risk Doctor) explains what risk management maturity means, how to get it and how to keep it. Hillson is the author of  A Short Guide to Risk AppetiteExploiting Future Uncertainty and Managing Risk in Projects.

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Project Management Books

  • Leading Extreme Projects

    Strategy, Risk and Resilience in Practice

    By Alejandro Arroyo, Thomas Grisham

    Leading Extreme Projects explores the challenges, obstacles and techniques associated with running large projects in some of the most challenging environments and economies in the world. From an oil and gas program in the Amazon with a background of drug trafficking, delicate indigenous communities…

    Hardback – 2017-04-24
    Routledge

  • The Essentials of Managing Programmes

    6th Edition

    By John Bartlett

    The Essentials of Managing Programmes is an indispensable, applied guide to success in realising the benefits associated with delivering business strategy and change. John Bartlett opens with the purpose and application of programme management in the context of the business or organization. He…

    Paperback – 2017-04-17
    Routledge
    The Essentials of Project and Programme Management

  • Communicating Projects

    An End-to-End Guide to Planning, Implementing and Evaluating Effective Communication

    By Ann Pilkington

    Paperback – 2017-02-23
    Routledge

  • Further Advances in Project Management

    Guided Exploration in Unfamiliar Landscapes

    Edited by Darren Dalcher

    Projects are ubiquitous to modern society, yet, concerns around successful delivery, value realisation, resilience and making change stick force a significant re-evaluation of the scope and extent of the ‘normal’ project discourse. The common thread for all of this is around capabilities, skills,…

    Paperback – 2016-12-08
    Routledge
    Advances in Project Management

  • Validating Strategies

    Linking Projects and Results to Uses and Benefits

    By Phil Driver

    Organisations continue to struggle with their strategies; even when they have a strategy development process, their plans rarely have the impact that was intended. Too many of their people don't know about the strategy, don't understand it or can't translate it into what it means for their role.…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

  • The Social Project Manager

    Balancing Collaboration with Centralised Control in a Project Driven World

    By Peter Taylor

    The Social Project Manager describes a non-traditional way of organising projects, managing project performance and progress. The aim being to deliver, at the enterprise level, a common goal for the business; one that harnesses the performance advantages of a collaborative community. Social…

    Hardback – 2015-12-16
    Routledge

  • Project Leadership

    3rd Edition

    By Sarah Coleman, Donnie MacNicol

    Project Leadership, the classic, best-selling textbook originally by Wendy Briner, Michael Geddes and Colin Hastings, anticipated so many of the changes in approaches to project management that are now regarded as mainstream - not least the focus on behaviours. The Third Edition by experts Sarah…

    Paperback – 2015-10-28
    Routledge

  • A Practical Guide to Dealing with Difficult Stakeholders

    By Jake Holloway, David Bryde

    All project stakeholders have different needs, objectives, responsibilities and priorities. For many project managers it is disturbing to realise that, for any number of personal or professional reasons, some of their stakeholders may not be as co-operative and helpful as they expect. It could be a…

    Paperback – 2015-07-28
    Routledge
    Advances in Project Management

  • Culture and Project Management

    Managing Diversity in Multicultural Projects

    By Omar Zein

    The cultural diversity within many major projects require those managing them to adapt their project management approach to be in harmony with the preferences and behaviours of stakeholders from these cultures; failure to do so can lead to misunderstandings about the project’s purpose and structure…

    Hardback – 2015-04-28
    Routledge

  • Managing the Urgent and Unexpected

    Twelve Project Cases and a Commentary

    By Stephen Wearne, Keith White-Hunt

    Sometimes unanticipated threats or opportunities create a situation in which work is required unexpectedly. On these occasions, such urgent and unexpected work demands an instant start, in contrast to the often lengthy processes of investigation, evaluation, development, selection and planning…

    Hardback – 2014-10-15
    Routledge
    Advances in Project Management

  • Relationship Management and the Management of Projects

    By Hedley Smyth

    Relationship Management and the Management of Projects is a guide to successfully building and managing relationships as a project manager and in the project business. Relationship management is a core skill for any project business to develop capabilities and manage the interface with projects,…

    Paperback – 2014-09-09
    Routledge

  • Gower Handbook of Project Management

    5th Edition

    By Rodney Turner

    This Handbook was the first APM Body of Knowledge Approved title for the Association for Project Management. Over the course of five editions, Gower Handbook of Project Management has become the definitive desk reference for project management practitioners. The Handbook gives an introduction to,…

    Hardback – 2014-08-28
    Routledge
    Project and Programme Management Practitioner Handbooks

  • Naked Project Management

    The Bare Facts

    By Dennis Lock

    Books about project management are plentiful. The best of those books are too comprehensive for the person faced for the first time with managing a small and relatively straightforward project, or for the student studying for a degree or business qualification in which project management is only…

    Paperback – 2013-03-18
    Routledge

  • Project Ethics

    By Haukur Ingi Jonasson, Helgi Thor Ingason

    How relevant is ethics to project management? The book - which aims to demystify the field of ethics for project managers and managers in general - takes both a critical and a practical look at project management in terms of success criteria, and ethical opportunities and risks. The goal is to help…

    Paperback – 2013-01-10
    Routledge
    Advances in Project Management

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The Social Project ManagerThe Social Project Manager by Peter Taylor

The Social Project Manager describes a non-traditional way of organising projects, managing project performance and progress. The aim being to deliver, at the enterprise level, a common goal for the business; one that harnesses the performance advantages of a collaborative community.

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