Project Quality Management: Why, What and How, 3rd Edition

  • 3h 14m
  • Kenneth H. Rose
  • J. Ross Publishing
  • 2022

Project Quality Management: Why, What and How, recipient of the PMI David I. Cleland Project Management Literature Award in its first edition, offered project managers a specific, succinct, step-by-step project quality management process found nowhere else. This third edition has been updated and enhanced to also meet the needs of trainers, college instructors, and their students!

About the Author

Kenneth H. Rose completed a twenty-three-year military career in high-technology development and project management as a member of the Army Acquisition Corps. His hands-on experience ranges from the first steps of initiating concepts, identifying user requirements, and evaluating technology alternatives to the culminating processes of project implementation and delivery. Subsequently, as senior research scientist with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, he helped large government organizations to develop and apply quality improvement programs, innovative performance measurement procedures, and strategic plans. As a project manager for a not-for-profit affiliate of Virginia Tech, he led projects and performed technical work related to environmental activities, project management training and implementation, and organization development and leadership.

An accomplished author, Mr. Rose began writing articles for professional and technical journals in 1985. His first book, An Introduction to Artificial Intelligence: A Self-Study Text, was used at the U.S. Army Computer Science School in the 1980s to provide a grounding for students in this emerging technology. Ken’s contributions to technical literature were recognized by the Project Management Institute by being selected as the winner of the 2006 David I. Cleland Project Management Literature Award for Project Quality Management: Why, What and How in its first edition. The PMI David I. Cleland Project Management Literature Award recognizes the author(s) of a single publication that most significantly advanced project management knowledge, concepts, and practice in the year it was published.

For many years, he was a member of the Project Management Institute and served as Book Review Editor of the Project Management Journal, the academic-research publication of PMI, for 18 of those years. He currently holds the PMP Retired credential.

Mr. Rose holds a Master of Arts degree in management from Ball State University and a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in music theory and composition from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He is a former senior member of the American Society for Quality and a former ASQ Certified Quality Manager. He is a life member of the National Defense Industrial Association and past chairman of the robotics division.

In this Book

  • Understanding Quality in the Project Management Domain
  • Evolution of Quality and Its Contemporary Application to Projects
  • Pioneers and Paradigms
  • Project Quality Planning
  • Project Quality Assurance
  • Project Quality Control and Quality Improvement
  • Collecting and Understanding Project Data
  • Understanding Project Processes
  • Analyzing Project Processes
  • Solving Project Problems
  • Common Project Practices
  • Project Systems and Solutions
  • Why Not Quality?
  • Epilogue


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