Applied Project Management: Best Practices on Implementation

  • 9h 55m
  • Harold Kerzner, Ph.D.
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2000

Putting project management to work-best practices for achieving excellence.

Harold Kerzner's landmark Project Management has long been the reference of choice for outstanding coverage of the basic principles and concepts of project management. Now this book takes the next step--converting theory into practice to address the application and implementation of project management in the real world. Informed by Harold Kerzner's extensive original research and accessible approach, it is essential reading for today's and tomorrow's professionals involved in project management. Features include:

  • Commentaries from managers at leading corporations who share their decision-making processes-including the successes and mistakes-for project management implementation
  • Twenty-five case studies highlighting crucial project management issues, problems, and solutions
  • Helpful end-of-chapter learning aids, including questions and puzzles

About the Author

Harold Kerzner, Ph.D, prominent instructor for the International Institute of Learning (ILL), is currently Professor of Systems Management at Baldwin-Wallace College in Ohio and President of Project Management Associates, a consulting and training firm that conducts seminars for leading U.S. and international corporations. He is the recipient of a Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Illinois, and has taught engineering at that institution and business administration at Utah State University, where he received the 1998 Distinguished Service Award. The Northeast Ohio Chapter of the Project Management Institute has honored Dr. Kerzner by instiuting the Kerzner Award for Project Management in Excellence.

In this Book

  • Applied Project Management—Best Practices On Implementation
  • The Growth of Project Management
  • Success, Maturity, and Excellence: Definitions
  • The Driving Forces for Maturity
  • Project Management Methodologies
  • Strategic Planning for Excellence in Project Management
  • The Maturity of Modern Project Management
  • Integrated Processes
  • Culture
  • Management Support
  • Training and Education
  • Informal Project Management
  • Behavioral Excellence
  • Rising Stars and Future Directions
  • Case Studies