Project Management for the 21st Century, Third Edition

  • 7h 23m
  • Bennet P. Lientz, Kathryn P. Rea
  • Taylor and Francis
  • 2002

The challenge of managing projects is to combine the technology of the future with lessons from the past. In the Third Edition of Project Management for the 21st Century, noted authors Bennet Lientz and Kathryn Rea provide a modern, proven approach to project management. Properly applied without massive administrative overhead, project management can supply structure, focus, and control to drive work to success.

About the Authors

Bennet P. Lientz is a consultant, teacher, and researcher. He is a Professor of Information Systems at the Anderson Graduate School of Management, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Lientz was previously Associate Professor of Engineering at the University of Southern California and department manager at System Development Corporation, where he was one of the project leaders involved in the development of ARPANET, the precursor of the Internet. He is the author of more than 20 books and 60 articles on information systems, planning, project management, and E-Business.

Kathryn P. Rea is president and founder of The Consulting Edge, Inc., which was established in 1984. The firm specializes in E-Business, information technology, project management, and financial consulting. She has managed more than 65 major technology-related projects internationally and has advised on or carried out projects in government, energy, banking and finance, distribution, trading, retailing, transportation, mining, manufacturing, and utilities. She has successfully directed multinational projects in China, North and South America, Southeast Asia, Europe, and Australia.

In this Book

  • Projects and Trends in the 21st Century
  • Projects and Project Management
  • Lessons Learned from Projects
  • Project Definition
  • Setting Up a Project Plan
  • Being a Winning Project Leader
  • The Project Team
  • Using the Web and Intranets
  • Tracking and Monitoring the Project
  • Project Cost Analysis
  • Succeeding with Projects Great and Small and Programs
  • Product Management
  • Managing Issues in Projects—Problems and Opportunities
  • Managing Risks
  • Culture Factors in Projects
  • Managing Multinational and Global Projects
  • Project Communications and Presentations
  • Project Mangement Software
  • Project Administration
  • Project Change and Death
  • Using Lessons Learned
  • Where to Go from Here