Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling, Eighth Edition

  • 15h 52m
  • Harold Kerzner
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2003

This revised edition of the bestselling project management “bible” offers a new, focused presentation of the critical aspects of project management. Written by one of the best-known and respected authorities on the subject, this extraordinary book gives the leaders of today and tomorrow a profound understanding of project management.

Project Management, Eighth Edition covers every key components of the subject, from the intricate framework of organizational behavior and structure that can determine project success to the planning, scheduling, and controlling processes vital to effective project management. New features of this edition include:

  • Completely updated coverage, with new expanded problems and exercises
  • More than a dozen real-world case studies spanning a wide range of industries

About the Author

Harold Kerzner, Ph.D., prominent instructor for the International Institute of Learning, 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 instituting the Kerzner Award for Project Management Excellence.

In this Book

  • Overview
  • Project Management Growth—Concepts and Definitions
  • Organizational Structures
  • Organizing and Staffing the Project Office and Team
  • Management Functions
  • Time Management and Stress
  • Conflicts
  • Special Topics
  • The Variables for Success
  • Working with Executives
  • Planning
  • Network Scheduling
  • Project Graphics
  • Pricing and Estimating
  • Cost Control
  • Trade-off Analysis in a Project Environment
  • Risk Management
  • Learning Curves
  • Modern Developments in Project Management
  • Quality Management
  • Contracts and Procurement
  • Critical Chain Project Management