Project Management: A Managerial Approach, 10th Edition

ISBN: 9781119369097, 9781119369110

Projects continue to grow larger, increasingly strategic, and more complex, with greater collaboration, instant feedback, specialization, and an ever-expanding list of stakeholders. Now more than ever, effective project management is critical for the success of any deliverable, and the demand for qualified Project Managers has leapt into nearly all sectors. Project Management: A Managerial Approach, 10th Edition provides a robust grounding in essentials of the field using a managerial approach to both fundamental concepts and real-world practice.

Features

  • Expert discussion details specific techniques and applications, while guiding students through the diverse skill set required to select, intitiate, execute, and evaluate today’s projects.
  • Insightful coverage of change management provides clear guidance on handling the organisational, interpersonal, economic and technical glitches that can derail any project, while in-depth cases and real-world examples illustrate essential concepts in action.
  • Designed for business students, this text follows the project life cycle from beginning to end to demonstrate what successful project management looks like on the ground.
Jack R. Meredith

Samuel J. Mantel Jr.

Scott M. Shafer

Chapter 1 Projects in Contemporary Organisations

Part 1: Project initiation

Chapter 2 Strategic management and project selection

Chapter 3 The project manager

Chapter 4 Managing conflict and the art of negotiation

Chapter 5 The project in the organisational structure

Part 2: Project planning

Chapter 6 Activity planning: Traditional and agile

Chapter 7 Budgeting and risk management

Chapter 8 Scheduling

Chapter 9 Resource allocation

Part 3: Project execution

Chapter 10 Monitoring and information systems

Chapter 11 Project control

Chapter 12 Project auditing

Chapter 13 Project closure and benefits

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E-Text: 9781119369110
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