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Author:Michael Singer Dobson
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Are you an accidental manager? Then you won't be able to put this book down! For all those technical professionals who suddenly discover the skills that made them successful are not necessarily relevant to their new roles as project management practitioners, Dobson provides a useful, practical and highly readable guide.
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Author:Richard Maltzman, PMP and David Shirley, PMP
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Recipient of the 2011 PMI David I. Cleland Project Management Literature Award

Detailing cutting-edge green techniques and methods, this book teaches project managers how to maximize resources and get the most out of limited budgets. It supplies proven techniques and best practices in green project management, including risk and opportunity assessments. With illustrative case studies and insights from acknowledged leaders in green project management.
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Author:Lynda Bourne
Description:Projects are performed by people for people, with the key determinants of success being the relationships between project teams and project stakeholders. This web of relationships will either enable or obstruct the flow of information between people and, as a consequence, will largely determine project success or failure.
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Author:Robert James Chapman
Description:The discipline of project risk management is continually evolving and has matured over time. However within the literature there has been a disproportionate focus on process, techniques and statistical analysis at the expense of understanding how effective risk management is delivered. The Rules of Project Risk Management provides readers with practical insights in the form of guidelines or ‘rules’ to enhance effective delivery of a discipline which has been proven to directly contribute to securing a project’s objectives. A series of mini case studies are included to improve comprehension of the guidelines. The structure of the book has been designed to enable project and risk personnel and students alike to quickly appreciate and assimilate those aspects of risk management that warrant close scrutiny and comprehension. Robert Chapman’s advice is given with clarity and is based on very broad experience.
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Author:Stephen A. Devaux
Description:•Presents innovative techniques for planning and optimizing projects on the basis of maximum return on investment
•Introduces new techniques that provide the metrics to plan and track projects as investments, and to make decisions based on reliable and quantified data
•Discusses how modifications to current metrics can lead to a better view of the full picture, and thus to better decisions
•Explains the use of new tools such as critical path drag, drag cost, and true cost that help to maximize business value through time management and to optimize and recover slipping schedules
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Author:Steve Tendon and Wolfram Müller
Description:This unique reference shows how to lead knowledge workers, manage knowledge work and build a hyper-productive knowledge work organization, by taming and managing the four flows of organizational performance (psychology, information, work and finance) to produce spectacular operational and financial throughput results.

Inspired by his experience and knowledge gained at Borland International, where a hyper-productive level of performance was achieved resulting in the most productive software project ever documented, author Steve Tendon devised TameFlow. TameFlow is an approach that can be superimposed on any preexisting process, method, and practice to enable performance improvement by several orders of magnitude and a state of hyper-productivity. It is adaptable to nearly every industry, and can be applied to any knowledge work domain or organization that generates business value through knowledge.

TameFlow blends and merges different ideas from a variety of schools of thought. It is founded in pattern theory and organizational performance patterns which are used to analyze and decompose processes, methodologies, and management practices into constituent parts to observe productivity patterns, and then they are recombined in new configurations to enable hyper-productive levels of performance.

In this volume of The TameFlow Hyper-Productivity Series, the TameFlow approach is explained within the context of knowledge work performed in a software development organization. Mr. Tendon teams up with author, Wolfram Müller, a thought-leader and expert in Critical Chain and Advanced Agile Project Management to illustrate its application to Scrum, the most widely used Agile software project management framework, and to Kanban, a method used for knowledge work with an emphasis on just-in-time delivery and change management.
Publisher:J. Ross Publishing, Inc.
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Author:Gina Abudi and Yusuf Abudi
Description:While there are numerous project management books on the market and a number on business processes and initiatives, there has been a lack of comprehensive guides to successfully manage business process improvement (BPI) projects, until now.

BPI projects are some of the most difficult and challenging to manage. Improving results for the business is not an easy task! Doing so requires understanding the vision and long-term goals of an organization. It also requires the ability to engage stakeholders and manage change. Best Practices for Managing BPI Projects is a guide for project managers who want to improve how they manage BPI projects. Using a simple step-by-step, six-phase approach, project managers and others involved in BPI initiatives will increase their confidence and their effectiveness in managing the complexities of business process improvement projects. Special focus is given to the necessary leadership skills required to be successful in driving change by improving processes within an organization to improve business results.
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Author:Robert Wysocki
Description:With technology continuing to invade the business world and the convergence of complexity, uncertainty, and constant change, a whole new class of projects has emerged for which traditional project management models such as Waterfall are totally insufficient. These are called complex projects. Extreme Project Management models and a variety of Agile Project Management models such as Scrum, Rational Unified Process, Feature-Driven Development, and Dynamic Systems Development Method have emerged, but project failure rates have not been measurably reduced.

Effective Complex Project Management offers a proven solution to managing any project that must succeed in the face of organizational complexity and market uncertainty, in the form of an adaptive complex project framework. Developed, refined, and validated through 20+ years of client experiences and feedback from project management thought leaders, this framework and robust methodology has demonstrated a favorable impact on project and program management success rates.

Dr. Wysocki demonstrates that for program and project managers to be consistently successful in managing complex projects, they need to include in their project management portfolio of processes an adaptive framework that continuously analyzes and adapts to changing and modifying conditions even to the point of changing project management models mid-project. The author’s adaptive complex project framework is currently the only robust tool to offer an orderly approach to do just that. When applied and managed correctly, this intuitive framework that proceeds from ideation to set-up to execution has proven to deliver on the purpose of programs and projects without fail, in the form of desired business value.
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Author:Wellman, Jerry L., PMP
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The approach to project management is too often formulaic, describing what should be done and how to do it, but not adequately describing why those actions are important. Improving Project Performance outlines the what and how of project management, emphasizing why actions matter, the overall intention of the formulaic steps, and the strengths or weakness of various tools and techniques.
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Author:Joe Knight, Roger Thomas, Brad Angus, John Case
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No More Headaches, Hypertension, or Heartburn. If your work involves projects, then this book is for you. It will show every company owner and project manager--at businesses large and small--how to run projects differently. You'll benefit if you've ever: (1) been over budget on a project, (2) exceeded a timeline on a project, (3) worked on a project that completely stalled as you neared the finish line, (4) lost money on a sure-thing project and had no idea why, (5) noticed that scope and feature creep held you back, (6) watched a project take three times as long as planned, (7) felt too embarrassed to perform a review of your successes and failures, (8) wondered whether your project actually made any money. By the time you finish the book, you'll be ready to implement Project Management for Profit in your own company--and be prepared to keep your projects on track and on budget.
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