A Survival Guide for Project Managers, 2nd edition

James Taylor, "A Survival Guide for Project Managers, 2nd edition"
2006 | ISBN-10: 081440877X | 304 pages | PDF | 8 MB

Seeing a project through to completion involves not just technical knowledge–of tools like Work Breakdown Schedule, Gantt Charts, and Network Analysis–but also human skills, such as the ability to communicate, negotiate, listen, and lead. After all, it's people who do most of the work on projects, and "people problems" can derail even the most meticulously planned project. Practical and user-friendly, A Survival Guide for Project Managers covers both the technical side and the human side.

Now in an affordable paperback edition, the book has been revised to reflect the latest version of the PMBOK(r) Guide, and includes new material on topics including Project Risk and the Project Management Office. The book shows readers how to:

* develop the interpersonal and business skills required of a project manager * resolve conflicts and improve negotiation capabilities * understand and apply the technical tools of project management * establish project teams, and more

Packed with forms and other tools, this is the ultimate resource for project managers.

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