Making Sense of Project Realities: Theory, Practice and the Pursuit of Performance
Drawing heavily on research into the experiences of practising project and programme managers from across private and public sector organizations, this readable, very credible and imaginative exploration of the nature of projects and programmes will strike a chord with every project practitioner. It is a book that offers a realistic set of ideas for developing creative and effective project players, who understand the purpose of what they are doing, the context within which they are working, and the people with whom they need to engage.
Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 Projects: the opportunities and shortfalls; Chapter 2 Making sense of projects; Chapter 3 Projects and complexity; Chapter 4 Tribalism and rituals; Chapter 5 The tyranny of projects; Chapter 6 Managing multiple projects; Chapter 7 Fraudulent projects; Chapter 8 The language of projects; Chapter 9 Creating project sense; Chapter 10 Personal engagement; Chapter 11 Delivering value; Chapter 12 Business transformation; Chapter 13 Dealing with uncertainty; Chapter 14 Quests for value and accountability. Chapter 15 ProjectCraftChapter 16 The business of project management; Vocabulary; Bibliographic notes; Index; Electronic reproduction.Available via World Wide Web.
- LCC: HD69
- Dewey Decimal: 658.4'04
- Language: eng
- Physical Description: 207 p.
- Edition Info: (electronic bk.)80 (NL)
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