The New Dynamic Project Management

Author: Deborah S. Kezsbom
Publisher: Wiley-Interscience
ISBN:
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Gain the competitive advantage with innovative management strategies for the new millennium! Business survival in today's global competitive economy requires companies to adapt quickly to rapidly changing markets, tighter schedules, diverse teams, and frequent technological advances. Change today is so pervasive that it has, paradoxically, become a constant. Based on their extensive and diverse project management experience within Fortune 500 companies and U.S. government agencies, the authors provide a practical and highly informative guide that can be applied easily to a variety of technical projects, regardless of industry! Revised and updated to reflect today's revolutionary changes and extraordinary business challenges, The New Dynamic Project Management: Winning Through the Competitive Advantage provides proven, practical management strategies to give your projects and your teams the competitive advantage.

Simplified Project Management for the Quality Professional

Author: Russ Westcott
Publisher: ASQ Quality Press
ISBN: 087389636X
Format: PDF, ePub
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Project management is an essential part of successful organizations, and a skill that most professionals will need at some point in their career. Successfully managing a project can be a make or break point in one s career and is often the impetus for future job-promotions. Simplified Project Management for the Quality Professional was written to help guide new project managers in their efforts. This book focuses on explaining the skills and tools needed by those just beginning to lead projects and teams. Beginning by developing basic guidelines for each project, the book then takes you through the basics of planning, implementing, managing and closing a project. it discusses how to envision the project outcome and the important aspect of obtaining upper-management buy-in, and then provides guidance on the implementation of the project and the tracking and measuring of progress. Finally, the book provides guidelines for evaluating, documenting, and closing down the project. Review a sample Webinar presentation about this book by the author by clicking here. Preview a sample chapter from this book along with the full table of contents by clicking here. You will need Adobe Acrobat to view this pdf file.

The Portable MBA in Project Management

Author: Eric Verzuh
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471448600
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The Portable MBA in Project Management covers the most pressing topics in project management and features all the leading thinkers in the field. While most project management books address only the techniques for managing individual projects, The Portable MBA in Project Management widens the scope to include insights for managing project-based organizations. In doing so, this comprehensive volume will help managers combine the power of individual project successes to drive the organization to new levels of productivity and customer responsiveness. Eric Verzuh, best selling author of The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management, brings together the leading lights of project management in this volume, including Robert G. Cooper, Randall Englund, Jack Meredith and Neil Whitten. In addition to his role as editor, Verzuh draws on his own expertise to address how and why project management is a strategic strength, how to integrate project management into your enterprise, and several other topics for which he is well-known. Together they effectively address the full spectrum of the issues in project management today.

Managing High Technology Programs and Projects

Author: Russell D. Archibald
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471265573
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An up-to-date project management book, this includes information on issues within the field. It discusses developments within the field such as the Internet, the maturing of the project management role within organizations, and the increasing use of formalized risk analysis and tracking methods.

Knowledge Science Engineering and Management

Author: Dimitris Karagiannis
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642104878
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Third International Conference on Knowledge Science, Engineering and Management, KSEM 2009, held in Vienna, Austria, in November 2009. The 42 revised full papers and 2 discussion panels presented were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions for inclusion in the book. The papers provide new ideas and report state of the art research results in the broad areas of knowledge science, knowledge engineering, and knowledge management.

Stepping Up To Iso 9004

Author: Russell Westcott
Publisher: Paton Professional
ISBN: 9780971323179
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Congratulations. Your organization is registered to ISO 9001. Guess what? You've just taken the first step in your continual improvement journey. The next step is to step up to world-class status. More than 500,000 organizations around the world have registered their quality management systems to one of the ISO 9000 series standards. How will yours be different? ISO 9004:2000 is an excellent guide to moving beyond the bare basics outlined in ISO 9001:2000.

Dynamic project management

Author: Deborah S. Kezsbom
Publisher: Wiley-Interscience
ISBN: 9780471852483
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This comprehensive, practical guide examines high-tech engineering projects and the people who implement them. It shows readers how to manage in today's competitive and demanding high-tech project environment and how to meet profit goals and motivate professionals. Based on actual experiences within some of the authors clients' organizations, the book addresses different types of projects, the difficulties in working within project organizations, the role of the project manager, the skills needed to survive in a multiproject environment, how to build the project team, dealing with conflict, how to respond to the request for a proposal, and how to evaluate and select computer-based project management information systems. Applications-oriented and eminently useful, the concepts and suggestions in this book can be successfully incorporated into the reader's own organization.

Wharton on Dynamic Competitive Strategy

Author: George S. Day
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471689577
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WHARTON on DYNAMIC COMPETITIVE STRATEGY "A valuable contribution, this insightful book makes it clear that strategy is not a one–time search for a sustainable competitive advantage, but a continuous monitoring of the environment, consumers, and competitors with the object of making the right moves in a dynamically changing competitive landscape." –Philip Kotler S.C. Johnson & Sons Distinguished Professor of International Marketing J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management Northwestern University. "An ambitious and welcomed effort at addressing strategy from an interdisciplinary perspective." –Professor Don Lehmann Columbia University Graduate School of Business. "Wharton on Dynamic Competitive Strategy weaves together an unprecedented interdisciplinary analysis of competitive strategies that any global manager should consider indispensable reading...An impressive book." –Jon M. Huntsman, Sr. Chairman and CEO Huntsman Corporation. "Provocative and meaningful . . . Provides an excellent framework for formulating strategy." –Sam Morasca Vice President, Marketing Shell Oil Products Company. "A Rosetta stone for strategy. Read it and keep it by your side!" –Dale Moss Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing USA British Airways, New York The competitive challenges facing you are more complex and fast–moving than ever. This environment demands dynamic competitive strategies–strategies that anticipate and adjust to competitors′ countermoves, shifting customer demands, and changes in the business world. Wharton on Dynamic Competitive Strategy offers new perspectives on competitive strategy from a distinguished group of faculty at Wharton and other leading business schools around the world. This book presents the best insights from decades of research in key areas such as competitive strategy, simulations, game theory, scenario planning, public policy, and market–driven strategy. It represents the most cohesive collection of insights on strategy ever assembled by a leading school of business. Developed for the thinking manager, Wharton on Dynamic Competitive Strategy provides deep insights into the true dynamics of competition. In contrast to popular, quick–fix formulas for strategic success, this book provides perspectives that will help you better understand the underlying dynamics of competitive interactions and make better strategic decisions in a rapidly changing and uncertain world. The insights and approaches presented here are illustrated with real–world examples which demonstrate how these approaches can be applied to your strategic challenges. These chapters will help you better address key strategic issues such as: ∗ Anticipating competitors′ responses using game theory, simulations, scenario planning, conjoint analysis, and other tools–and designing the best strategy in light of these expected responses ∗ Planning for multiple rounds of competition in the way that chess players think through multiple moves ∗ Understanding how changes in technology and public policy or moves by competitors can undermine your current advantages or neutralize future advantages ∗ Broadening your range of options for reacting to moves by competitors ∗ Signaling and preempting rivals. This groundbreaking new book will change your view of strategy and give you the tools you need to succeed in a dynamic and intensely challenging world.

Actionable Strategies Through Integrated Performance Process Project and Risk Management

Author: Stephen S. Bonham
Publisher: Artech House
ISBN: 1596931205
Format: PDF, ePub
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Strategic management of an organization's activities can be quite complex. Combine this with the overwhelming speed in which golbal markets are changing and sustainable competitive advantage can seem insurmountable. This unique resource presents a new look at how the puzzle pieces of corporate dynamics management can fit together to ensure strategic designs are actionable.

Harnessing Dynamic Knowledge Principles in the Technology Driven World

Author: Nissen, Mark
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466647280
Format: PDF, Mobi
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In a technology-driven world, it is essential that enterprises develop reliable and rapid flows of knowledge to distribute evenly across organizations, time and place, and individuals in order to sustain a competitive advantage. However, most leaders and managers are unacquainted with effective knowledge flow practices. Harnessing Dynamic Knowledge Principles in the Technology-Driven World provides actionable principles of Knowledge Flow Theory to identify and solve problems for implementing these principles into practice. With emerging developments and widespread applicability, this book is a practical guide for scholars, business managers, and enterprise leaders and managers interested in understanding the dynamics of knowledge flows for competitive advantage in a technology-driven world.