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Project management: the complete guide for every manager

Author: Gray, Clifford P. ; Larson, Eric W.Publisher: McGraw-Hill, 2002.Language: EnglishDescription: 430 p. : Graphs/Ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0071376011Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index and glossary
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Includes bibliographical references and index and glossary

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Project Management The Complete Guide for Every Manager Contents PREFACE xi 1 Project Management Today 1 Characteristics of Projects 1 The Project Life Cycle 3 Project Management in Action: A Project Management Sampler 4 The Project Manager 7 The Age of Project Management 8 Project Management in Action: The Best Wireless Phone on the Market 9 Project Management Today--An Integrative Approach 10 Summary 15 Absence of a Priority System Linked to Strategy Creates Problems 26 Project Management in Action: The SAS Turnaround 28 Moving to an Effective Project Selection System 30 A Generic Project Portfolio Management System 34 Project Management in Action: Y2K Projects 38 Assessing the Effectiveness of the Priority System over the Long Haul--The Balanced Scorecard Model 44 Summary 45 2 Alignmening of Projects with Organization Strategies 17 Projects and the Strategic Plan 17 The Strategic Management Process: An Overview 18 Project Management in Action: Sample Strategies to Recapture Market Growth 21 3 Organization: Structure and Culture 46 Organizing Projects within the Functional Organization 47 Organizing Projects as Dedicated Teams 49 Organizing Projects within a Matrix Arrangement 51 Project Management in Action: Projectitis: The Dark Side of Project Teams 52 Organizing Projects within Virtual Organizations 56 Choosing the Right Project Management Structure 59 Project Management in Action: The Project Management Office 60 Organizational Culture 61 Identifying Cultural Characteristics 64 Implications of Organizational Culture for Organizing Projects 67 Project Management in Action: Matrix Problems at DEC 68 Summary 69 Macro versus Micro Estimating 99 Estimating Project Times and Costs 101 Project Management in Action: Estimate Accuracy During Project Life Cycle 106 Level of Detail 108 Developing Budgets 109 Estimating Guidelines for Times, Costs, and Resources 113 Refining Estimates and Contingency Funds 115 Project Management in Action: How Do You Estimate the Cost of a Nuclear Power Plant? 115 Creating a Database for Estimating 118 Summary 119 4 Defining the Project 71 Step 1: Defining the Project Scope 72 Project Management in Action: Operation Keiko Lift 75 Project Management in Action: Examples of Project Scope Statements 76 Step 2: Establishing Project Priorities 79 Project Management in Action: Year 2000 Olympic Games--Sydney, Australia 81 Step 3: Creating the Work Breakdown Structure 83 Step 4: Integrating the WBS with the Organization 87 Step 5: Coding the WBS for the Information System 89 Project Rollup 90 Process Breakdown Structure 91 Responsibility Matrices 93 Summary 95 6 Developing a Network Plan 121 The Project Network 121 From Work Package to Network 122 Constructing a Project Network 125 Activity-On-Node (AON) Fundamentals 126 Project Management in Action: The Yellow Sticky Approach 129 Start and Finish Network Computations 131 The Network Computation Process 132 Project Management in Action: The Critical Path 138 How the Information of the Forward and Backward Pass Is Used 138 Loose Ends 139 Extended Network Techniques from Practice 144 Lags 145 Project Management in Action: Concurrent Engineering 147 An Example Using Lag Relationships 150 Summary 151 5 The Challenge of Estimating Project Times and Costs 96 Factors Influencing the Quality of Estimates 97 7 Managing Risk 153 Risk Management Process 153 Step 1: Identifying Sources of Risk 156 Step 2: Risk Analysis and Assessment 158 Project Management in Action: Semiquantitative Risk Approach 163 S tep 3: Responding to Risks 164 Project Management in Action: From Dome to Dust 166 Contingency Planning 167 Project Management in Action: Risk Management at the Top of the World 171 Establishing Contingency Reserves 174 Step 4: Risk Control 176 Summary 180 Project Management in Action: Responding to the Northridge Earthquake 213 Project Management in Action: I'll Bet You . . . 222 Project Management in Action: The Fastest House in the World 225 Summary 228 10 Managing Project Stakeholders 230 Managing versus Leading 230 Managing Project Stakeholders 232 Influence as Exchange 236 Social Network Building 240 Project Management in Action: Leading at the Edge 247 Ethics and Project Management 249 Building Trust: The Key to Exercising Influence 250 Qualities of an Effective Project Manager 252 Project Management in Action: Profile of a Prospective Project Coordinator 254 Summary 256 8 Resource Scheduling 181 Scheduling Problems 181 Types of Project Constraints 182 Kinds of Resource Constraints 183 Scheduling Resources for Utilization and Given Availability 184 Project Management in Action: Assessing Resource Allocation 197 Project Management in Action: U.S. Forest Service Resource Shortage 198 Splitting/Multitasking 198 The Critical-Chain Approach 199 Benefits of Scheduling Resources 205 Assigning Project Work 205 Project Management in Action: Assigning Geeks to Projects 206 Multiproject Resource Schedules 206 Summary 208 11 Managing Project Teams 258 The Five-Stage Team Development Model 260 Situational Factors Affecting Team Development 261 Building a High-Performing Project Team 262 Recruiting Project Members 263 Project Management in Action: Managing Martians 265 Conducting Project Meetings 266 Project Management in Action: Software Development Teams at Microsoft 270 Establishing a Team Identity 271 Creating a Shared Vision 272 Managing Project Reward Systems 275 9 Accelerating Project Completion 210 The Challenge 210 Rationale for Reducing Project Time 211 Project Time Reduction Procedure 212 Project Management in Action: "Rat Track Fax" Galvanizes ELITE Team at Newspaper 276 Managing the Decision-Making Process 278 Managing Conflict within the Project Team 280 Team-Building Sessions 283 Managing Virtual Project Teams 285 Project Team Pitfalls 287 Overcoming Bathers to Performance 289 Project Management in Action: Managing Low-Priority Projects 291 Summary 292 13 Monitoring Project Performance 322 The Project Control Process 322 Monitoring Time Performance 325 An Integrated Cost/Schedule System 327 Project Management in Action: Status Reports at Microsoft 328 The Earned Value System 329 Developing a Status Report: A Hypothetical Example 336 Indexes 343 Forecasting Final Project Cost 346 Project Management in Action: Trojan Decommissioning Project 347 Other Control Issues 349 Project Management in Action: A PseudoPercent Complete Approach 349 Summary 353 12 Managing Projects across Organizations 293 The Genesis of Project Partnering 294 Project Management in Action: The Kodak Orion Project 297 Preproject Activities: Setting the Stage for Successful Partnering 298 Project Implementation: Sustaining Collaborative Relationships 301 Project Management in Action: Incentive System for a Partnering Project 302 Project Completion: Celebrating Success 304 Why Project Partnering Efforts Succeed or Fail 305 Project Management in Action: Competing against Giants 305 The Art of Negotiating 307 A Note on Managing Customer Relations 313 Summary 316 Appendix 12A: Contract Management 317 Project Management in Action: Can Partnering Work in the Public Sector? 319 14 Project Audit and Closure 354 Project Audits 355 The Project Audit Process 357 Project Management in Action: Operation Eagle Claw 360 The Audit Report 361 Project Management in Action: Lessons Learned: Bell Canada Business Transformation Project 363 Project Management in Action: HewlettPackard's Project Management Initiative 365 Project Closure 366 Team, Team Member, and Project Manager Evaluations 372 Summary 376 Project Management in Action: 360° Feedback 377 15 Project Management: The Future 379 Emergence of Project-Driven Organizations 380 Project Management in Action: The International Space Station (ISS) Project 381 Project Management in Action: The Human Genome Project 382 Project Management Maturity Model 383 Career Paths in Project Management 387 Project Management in Action: Harvesting Project Leaders 389 Project Management in Action: Works Well with Others 391 Summary 393 Conclusions 394 Notes 395 Glossary 409 Acronyms 415 Project Management Equations 416 Index 417

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