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Global Project Management Handbook : Planning, Organizing and Controlling International Projects, 2nd Edition

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Title: Global Project Management Handbook : Planning, Organizing and Controlling International Projects, 2nd Edition
Author: David I. Cleland, Roland Gareis
ISBN: 0071460454 / 9780071460453
Format: Hard Cover
Pages: 575
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
Year: 2006
Availability: 45-60 days
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The revised Second Edition of the Global Project Management Handbook shows readers step-by-step how PM concepts and techniques can be applied in various political, cultural, and geographical settings. Now featuring 16 entirely new chapters, with all others thoroughly updated, this volume covers the full range of PM topics that are crucial to maintaining competitiveness in an increasingly global marketplace. Packed with additional charts, tables, and figures, the Second Edition contains case histories from many different countries that demonstrate how PM can be successfully applied worldwide.

This classic equips readers with :

  • State-of-the-art concepts and processes in global PM
  • A lucid account of the historical evolution of modern global PM
  • Proven financial planning methods for large multinational projects
  • A generic model for the management of international projects
  • A description of the strategies, structures, and cultures of the project-oriented company
  • Processes and methods for program and portfolio management
  • Coverage of these topics, new to the Second Edition: applications of global PM in the rebuilding of Iraq, outsourcing initiatives, the global integrated logistics support process, virtual global software projects, developing multinational teams, risk assessment in global projects, and program/project portfolio management


Part I : State of The Art Global Project Management
Chapter 1 : The Evolution of Project Management
Chapter 2 :  Project Management: A Business Process of The Project-Oriented Company
Chapter 3 : The Future of Project Management: Mapping the Dynamics of Project Management Field in Action
Chapter 4 : Total Life-Cycle System Management
Chapter 5 : Developing Multinational Project Teams
Chapter 6 : Risk Identification and Assessment for International Construction Projects
Chapter 7 : Program Management and Project Portfolio Management

Part II : Competency Factors in Project Management
Chapter 8 : Competencies of Project Managers
Chapter 9 : Managing Risks and Uncertainty in Major Projects in The New Global Environment
Chapter 10 : Managing Human Energy in The Project-Oriented Company
Chapter 11 : Managing Project Management Personnel and Their Competencies in The Project-Oriented Company
Chapter 12 : Lessons Learned: Rebuilding Iraq in 2004
Chapter 13 : Project Critical Success Factors: The Project-Implementation Profile

Part III: Management of Global Programs and Projects
Chapter 14 : Project Management for Outsourcing Decisions
Chapter 15 : Project Quality Management in International Projects
Chapter 16 : Success Factors in Virtual Global Software Projects
Chapter 17 : Managing Global Projects Over a Collaborative Knowledge Framework

Part IV: Management of The Project-Oriented Company
Chapter 18 : Management of The Project-Oriented Company
Chapter 19 : Project Portfolio Score Card
Chapter 20 : Partnering in Projects
Chapter 21 : Business Process Management in The Project-Oriented Company

Part V: National Project Management
Chapter 22 : Project Management in Austria: Analysis of the Maturity of Austria as a Project-Oriented Nation
Chapter 23 : A Brief Insight of Project Management in The Mainland of China
Chapter 24 : Project Management in Australia
Chapter 25 : Project Management in Romania
Chapter 26 : Japanese Project Management Practices on Global Projects


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