A quintessential model for project management-the streamlined edition of the landmark reference
This revised edition of the bestselling project management 'bible' offers a new, focused presentation of the critical aspects of project management. Written by one of the best-known and respected authorities on the subject, this extraordinary book gives the leaders of today and tomorrow a profound understanding of project management.
Project Management, Eighth Edition covers every key component of the subject, from the intricate framework of organizational behavior and structure that can determine project success to the planning, scheduling, and controlling processes vital to effective project management. New features of this edition include:
Completely updated coverage, with new expanded problems and exercises
More than a dozen real-world case studies spanning a wide range of industries
Project Management Growth: Concepts and Definitions.
Organizing and Staffing the Project Office and Team.
Time Management and Stress.
The Variables for Success.
Working with Executives.
Network Scheduling Techniques.
Pricing and Estimating.
Trade-Off Analysis in a Project Environment.
Modern Developments in Project Management.
Contracts and Procurement.
Critical Chain Project Management.
Appendix A: Solutions to the Project Management Conflict Exercise.
Appendix B: Solution to Leadership Exercise.
HAROLD KERZNER, Ph.D., prominent instructor for the International Institute of Learning (IIL), is currently Professor of Systems Management at Baldwin-Wallace College in Ohio and President of Project Management Associates, a consulting and training firm that conducts seminars for leading U.S. and international corporations. He is the recipient of a Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Illinois and has taught engineering at that institution and business administration at Utah State University, where he received the 1998 Distinguished Service Award. The Northeast Ohio Chapter of the Project Management Institute has honored Dr. Kerzner by instituting the Kerzner Award for Project Management Excellence.