The AMA Handbook of Project Management

Editor/Author Dinsmore, Paul C. and Cabanis-Brewin, Jeannette
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: AMACOM, Publishing Division of the American Management Association

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-8144-3339-3
Category: Business, Finance & Economics - Marketing
Image Count: 98
Book Status: Available
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The book features chapters on stakeholder management, agile project management, program management, project governance, knowledge management, and more. Updated with fresh examples, case studies and solutions to specific project management dilemmas, it remains an essential reference to the critical concepts and theories all project managers must master.

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Table of Contents

  • PMI (the Project Management Institute)
  • FOREWORD - David I. Cleland, PHD, FPMI
  • PREFACE - Paul C. Dinsmore, PMP, and Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin
  • ABOUT THE EDITORS
  • CHAPTER 1 What Is Project Management? Project Management Concepts and Methodologies - JOAN KNUTSON, PMP, AND FRANCIS M. WEBSTER, JR., PHD
  • SECTION ONE The Project Management Body of Knowledge: Comprehension and Practice
  • INTRODUCTION
  • CHAPTER 2 Bodies of Knowledge and Competency Standards in Project Management - ALAN M. STRETTON AND LYNN H. CRAWFORD
  • CHAPTER 3 Project Management Process Groups: Project Management Knowledge in Action - GEREE STREUN, PMP, CSQE, PMI-ACP, CSSGB, CSM
  • CHAPTER 4 Project Initiation: Managing the Front End - PETER W.G. MORRIS AND ANDREW EDKINS
  • CHAPTER 5 Comprehensive Planning for Complex Projects - DAVID L. PELLS
  • CHAPTER 6 Monitoring and Control of Projects - WILLIAM P. ATHAYDE, JD, PMP
  • CHAPTER 7 Closing Processes: The End, and a Foundation for New Beginnings - LYNN H. CRAWFORD
  • CHAPTER 8 Project Management Integration in Practice - GEREE STREUN, PMP, CSQE, PMI-ACP, CSSGB, CSM
  • CHAPTER 9 Project Scope Management in Practice - RUTH H. ELSWICK, PMP
  • CHAPTER 10 Time Management in Practice - VALIS HOUSTON, PMP
  • CHAPTER 11 Project Cost Management in Practice - PAUL LOMBARD, PMP, CQM
  • CHAPTER 12 Project Quality Management in Practice - GEREE STREUN, PMP, CSQE, PMI-ACP, CSSGB, CSM
  • CHAPTER 13 Human Resource Management: The People Side of Projects - HANS J. THAMHAIN, PHD, PMP
  • CHAPTER 14 Project Communication Management - RUTH H. ELSWICK, PMP
  • CHAPTER 15 Project Risk Management in Practice - DAVID HILLSON, PHD, PMP, PHI FELLOW, HONFAPM, FIRM, FRSA
  • CHAPTER 16 Project Procurement Management in Practice - JUDITH A. EDWARDS, PHD, PMP, IEEE (SM)
  • CHAPTER 17 Stakeholder Management for Project Success - RANDALL L. ENGLUND
  • SECTION TWO The Profession of Project Management
  • INTRODUCTION
  • CHAPTER 18 Preparing for the Project Management Professional Certification Exam - THEODORE R. BOCCUZZI, PMP
  • CHAPTER 19 Competency and Careers in Project Management - J. KENT CRAWFORD, PMP, AND JEANNETTE CABANIS-BREWIN
  • CHAPTER 20 Project Management Ethics: Responsibility, Values, and Ethics in Project Environments - THOMAS MENGEL, PHD, PMP
  • CHAPTER 21 Professionalization of Project Management: What Does It Mean for Practice? - JANICE THOMAS, PHD
  • CHAPTER 22 Business Acumen for Today's Project Manager - DEBORAH BIGELOW CRAWFORD, PMP
  • SECTION THREE Organizational Issues in Project Management
  • INTRODUCTION
  • CHAPTER 23 Projects: The Engine of Strategy Execution - JEANNETTE CABANIS-BREWIN AND JAMES S. PENNYPACKER
  • CHAPTER 24 Competing Through Project Management - KAM JUGDEV, PHD, PMP
  • CHAPTER 25 Enterprise Project Management: Elements and Deployment Issues - CHRIS VANDERSLUIS
  • CHAPTER 26 Project Portfolio Management: Principles and Best Practices - GERALD I. KENDALL, PMP
  • CHAPTER 27 Enterprise Project Governance: Directing and Structuring Organizational Project Decisions - PAUL C. DINSMORE, PMP, AND LUIZ ROCHA, PMP
  • CHAPTER 28 Performance and Value Measurement for Projects and Project Management - JAMES S. PENNYPACKER AND DEBORAH BIGELOW CRAWFORD, PMP
  • CHAPTER 29 Organizational Change Management - D. ALLEN YOUNG, PMP
  • CHAPTER 30 Managing Multiple Projects: Balancing Time, Resources, and Objectives - LOWELL DYE, PMP
  • CHAPTER 31 Program Management - GINGER LEVIN, PHD, PMP, PGMP
  • CHAPTER 32 The Project Management Office: Trends and Tips - J. KENT CRAWFORD, PMP, AND JEANNETTE CABANIS-BREWIN
  • SECTION FOUR Issues, Ideas, and Methods in Project Management Practice
  • INTRODUCTION
  • CHAPTER 33 Earned Value Management - LEE R. LAMBERT, PMP
  • CHAPTER 34 Dealing with Power and Politics in Project Management - RANDALL L. ENGLUND
  • CHAPTER 35 Multi-Project Constraint Management: The “Critical Chain” Approach - FRANK PATRICK
  • CHAPTER 36 Six Sigma and Project Management - RIP STAUFFER
  • CHAPTER 37 Achieving Business Excellence Using Baldrige, Business Process Management, Process Improvement, and Project Management - ALAN MENDELSSOHN AND MICHAEL HOWELL, ASQ
  • CHAPTER 38 Team Building and Interpersonal Skills for Dynamic Times - PAUL C. DINSMORE, PMP
  • CHAPTER 39 Cultural Challenges in Managing International Projects - PAUL C. DINSMORE, PMP, AND MANUEL M. BENITEZ CODAS
  • CHAPTER 40 Social Networking Tools: An Introduction to Their Role in Project Management - ALAN LEVINE
  • CHAPTER 41 Agile Project Management - KAREN R.J. WHITE, CSM, PMP
  • CHAPTER 42 Sustainability and Project Management - RICHARD MALTZMAN, PMP, AND DAVID SHIRLEY, PMP
  • SECTION FIVE Industry Applications of Project Management Practice
  • INTRODUCTION
  • CHAPTER 43 Building Organizational Project Management Capability: Learning from Engineering and Construction - CHRISTOPHER SAUER
  • CHAPTER 44 Why IT Matters: Project Management for Information Technology - KAREN R.J. WHITE, CSM, PMP
  • CHAPTER 45 Applying Project Management Tools and Techniques in the Ecosystem Restoration Industry - STAN VERAART, PMP, SA CERTIFIED ARBORIST, AND DONALD ROSS
  • CHAPTER 46 Rescue Mission: Project Management in the Helping Professions - JEANNETTE CABANIS-BREWIN
  • CHAPTER 47 Focus on Financial Services: Mitigating Risk with Transparency in a Regulated Environment - ROBIN MARKLE DUMAS, MBA
  • CHAPTER 48 Project Management for Marketing: Keep It Lean, Don't Slow Us Down - MARY YANOCHA
  • CHAPTER 49 Project Management in Healthcare: Making a Difference Through Compassion, Caring, and Respect - JANICE WEAVER, PMP
  • CHAPTER 50 Global Infrastructure Projects: A Better Way - LUIZ ROCHA, PMP, AND VIANNA TAVARES, MSC, MBA, SCPM, PMP
  • ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS