Leadership Principles for Project Success

  • 4h 41m
  • Thomas Juli
  • CRC Press
  • 2011

This book is about project success and the secret to achieving this success, effective project leadership. Filled with samples, templates, and guidelines, it covers the five principles of effective project leadership: building vision, nurturing collaboration, promoting performance, cultivating learning, and ensuring results. Using nontechnical language, this practical guide explains how to integrate these principles into daily work to help you effectively set up, manage, and align your projects for success.

About the Authors

Thomas Juli is an experienced, enthusiastic, and results-driven manager. He provides leading-edge program and operational management, offering more than 12 years of progressive leadership and management experience in various functions including project and program management, management consulting, business analysis, professional training, and academic teaching. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP©) by the Project Management Institute and a Certified Scrum Master (CSM) by the Scrum Alliance.

He is managing director of Thomas Juli Empowerment Partners, a professional service organization for innovative empowerment, consulting, and interim management. Prior to starting his own consulting business, Juli worked for SAP and two leading management and IT consultancies, Sapient and Cambridge Technology Partners. He consulted for various companies in telecommunications, energy, manufacturing banking and the public sector. He has spoken at conferences on project management and customer relationship management and has written articles on project management for professional journals.

Before entering business, Juli was engaged in research in the fields of economics and U.S. foreign policy. He holds a doctorate with distinction in international studies from the University of Miami, and a masters degree in economics from Washington University in St. Louis.

In this Book

  • Leadership Principles for Project Success
  • Preface
  • The World Of Projects
  • Introducing The Project Leadership Pyramid
  • Principle 1—Build Vision
  • Principle 2—Nurture Collaboration
  • Principle 3—Promote Performance
  • Principle 4—Cultivate Learning
  • Principle 5—Ensure Results
  • The Dynamic Pyramid
  • Practicing The Principles
  • Project Initiation And Set-Up
  • Project Execution
  • Projects In Trouble
  • Closing a project
  • Summary
  • How To Become An Effective Project Leader
  • The Project Vision Document
  • Scope Matrix
  • Sample Scope Phase 2-Week Plan
  • The Scope Document
  • Virtual Team Room
  • Status Report
  • Bibliography