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Title The AMA handbook of project management / Paul C. Dinsmore, editor.
Imprint New York : AMACOM, 1993.

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Subject Project management.
Alt Name Dinsmore, Paul C.
Add Title Handbook of project management
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Subject Project management.
Alt Name Dinsmore, Paul C.
Add Title Handbook of project management
Description 1 online resource (xxi, 489 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Project management concepts and methodologies: Overview --Managerial strategies for starting up successful projects -- Project structures and organizations -- Planning the details of project management -- Controlling costs and keeping on schedule -- Teamwork and team building -- Power, influence, and leadership -- Quality in project management -- Project management applications -- Project management and change management -- Engineering and construction concerns -- Information systems and software projects -- Research and development projects -- Launching new products and build-to-order projects -- International and cross-cultural projects.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585026769 (electronic bk.)
9780585026763 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 42329256
Additional Format Print version: AMA handbook of project management. New York : AMACOM, 1993 0814401066 (DLC) 93006947 (OCoLC)27641809
Table of Contents
 Preface / Paul C. Dinsmore 
1What Project Management Is All About / Francis M. Webster, Jr.5
2An Overview of Project Management Principles for Executives: Six Lessons to Ensure Success / Paul C. Dinsmore18
3Developing a Project Management Body of Knowledge / Alan M. Stretton28
4Strategies for Managing Major Projects / Peter W. G. Morris39
5Project Initiation Techniques: A Strategic View / Harvey A. Levine55
6Project Team Planning: A Strategy for Success / Russell D. Archibald71
7Organizational Choices for Project Management / Brian Hobbs, Pierre Menard81
8Flat, Flexible Structures: The Organizational Answer to Changing Times / Paul C. Dinsmore109
9Paradigms for Planning Productive Projects / Richard E. Westney117
10Work Structuring / Darrel G. Hubbard131
11Project Management Plans: An Approach to Comprehensive Planning for Complex Projects / David L. Pells143
12Project Cost Control Systems That Really Work / Ralph D. Ellis, Jr.167
13Cost/Schedule Control System Criteria (C/SCSC): An Integrated Project Management Approach Using Earned Value Techniques / Lee R. Lambert177
14Value Engineering and Project Management: Achieving Cost Optimization / Alfred I. Paley197
15Models for Achieving Project Success Through Team Building and Stakeholder Management / John Tuman, Jr.207
16A Conceptual Team-Building Model: Achieving Teamwork Through Improved Communications and Interpersonal Skills / Paul C. Dinsmore224
17Power and Politics in Project Management: Upper-Echelon Versus Conventional Project Management / Paul C. Dinsmore237
18Sources of Power and Influence / Robert B. Youker241
19Effective Leadership for Building Project Teams, Motivating People, and Creating Optimal Organizational Structures / Hans J. Thamhain248
20The Essence of Quality Management / Alan S. Mendelssohn261
21Quality in Project Management Services / Lewis R. Ireland270
22Managing Change Through Projects / John R. Adams293
23Planning for Change / Stephen D. Owens, M. Dean Martin304
24A Process of Organizational Change From Bureaucracy to Project Management Culture / Robert J. Graham311
25Administrator-Engineer Interface: Requirement for Successful Contract Award / George C. Belev323
26Managing to Avoid Claims: A Design Engineering Perspective / Irving M. Fogel331
27Construction Claims: Entitlement and Damages / A. J. Werderitsch, Joseph S. Reams336
28Managing Software Projects: Unique Problems and Requirements / William H. Roetzheim347
29Implementing Project Management in Large-Scale Information-Technology Projects / Rainer A. Otto, Jasjit S. Dhillon, Thomas P. Watkins353
30Project Management for Software Engineering / Lois Zells362
31Managing High-Technology Research Projects for Maximum Effectiveness / William N. Hosley377
32R&D Project Management: Adapting to Technological Risk and Uncertainty / Lee R. Lambert388
33The Behavior of Knowledge Workers on R&D Projects / Jacques Marcovitch, Antonio C. A. Maximiano398
34Faster New Product Development / Milton D. Rosenau, Jr.407
35Innovative Program Management: The Key to Survival in a Lethally Competitive World / David Gordon, J. Royce Lummus, Jr.424
36Product Development Challenges in the Telecommunications Industry / Sri Sridharan433
37Managing International Projects / Larry A. Smith, Jerry Haar441
38The Negotiation Differential for International Project Management / M. Dean Martin449
39Challenges in Managing International Projects / Paul C. Dinsmore, Manuel M. Benitez Codas457
 About the Editor477
 About the Supporting Editor479
 About the Contributors481

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