The fundamentals of project management with a wide assortment of business applications.
Project Management takes a decision-making, business-oriented approach to the management of projects, which is reinforced throughout the text with current examples of project management in action. And because understanding project management is central to operations in various industries, this text also addresses project management within the context of a variety of successful organizations, whether publicly held, private, or not-for-profit. Continue reading
Meredith’s newest edition of Project Management focuses on all facets of the steps needed to successfully manage a project – from planning and resources to budgeting and more. An important goal is to appeal to help those preparing to take the PMBOK certification exams of the Project Management Institute. Revisions for the 8th Edition include a more consistent writing style throughout, content updates in some chapters, additional examples of some concepts to make them easier to grasp, and improved visual elements to make the textbook and online resources easier to understand and navigate. Continue reading
As the market-leading textbook on the subject, Project Management: The Managerial Process is distinguished by its balanced treatment of both the technical and behavioral issues in project management as well as by its coverage of a broad range of industries to which project management principles can be applied. It focuses on how project management is integral to the organization as a whole. The text not only delivers the tools and processes is essential to successful project management but also an understanding that the effectiveness of these tools and methods are shaped and determined by the prevailing culture of the organization and interpersonal dynamics of the people involved. As such, Larson/Gray presents a holistic view that focuses on methodology as well as the human dimension and how they interact to determine the outcome of projects. Continue reading
Gido/Clements’ best-selling SUCCESSFUL PROJECT MANAGEMENT, 5E presents everything you need to know to work successfully in today’s exciting project management environment, from how to organize and manage effective project teams, to planning, scheduling and cost management. Revised chapters now closely align with the PMBOK (Project Management Body of Knowledge) framework to ensure you are mastering today’s best management practices. Coverage of the latest business developments and challenges introduce issues, such as project constraints, the project charter, and how projects relate to an organization’s strategic plan. You even gain experience working with the latest version of today’s most popular project management software — Microsoft Project 2010 — using the trial version that comes with each new book. Continue reading