10 Steps to Successful Project Management

American Society for Training and Development
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Project management is not easy—it is a complicated, multilayered matter, whether you manage projects for your entire company, for a department or just your own projects. And using a management software program isn't enough, as many project managers painfully learn. This book takes you through 10 steps that, if you follow them correctly, will lead to successful project management.
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Publisher
American Society for Training and Development
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Published on
Dec 31, 2007
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Pages
248
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ISBN
9781562864637
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Language
English
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Genres
Business & Economics / Decision-Making & Problem Solving
Business & Economics / Project Management
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Managing Projects offers a hands-on resource for buildingpractical competencies for anyone who must manage one or moresmall- to mid-size projects. The book is filled with targetedprocesses, tools, techniques, and influencing skills that addressthe more difficult "people" side of project management. The authorshows how to: influence stakeholders 360 degrees around you;encourage accountability from others who do not work for you andhave plenty of projects to juggle without adding your priority;negotiate time, cost, quality, and scope with executives; andcourageously tell the truth and get the help you need earlyenough.

Praise for Managing Projects

"No one knows more about project management than Lou Russell.Her easy coaching style paired with specific methods makes thisbook a real winner. This is one book all leaders, managers,supervisors, and project leads will use as their essential 'go to'resource."—Elaine Biech, ebb associates inc.; bestsellingauthor, The Business of Consulting

"Lou Russell has done it again! Managing Projects iscomprehensive, practical, and easy to understand and apply to yourprojects, big or small. The book gives helpful tips and definitionsthat will enable the reader to move through the project managementprocess with ease. Thanks, Lou, for creating such a greatresource." —Amy L. Dinning, manager of Leadership and TalentDevelopment, Saint-Gobain North America

"Managing Projects is more than a book. It is a workshop betweenthe covers, with one of the finest learning facilitators as yourguide. If you find yourself dealing with projects in your work (andwhether you know it or not, this is you), using the techniques inthis book will make you less stressed and more successful."—Kevin Eikenberry, bestselling author, RemarkableLeadership

"As the leader of an international logistics company, I know howcritical project management is to meeting the needs of ourcustomers. To hit their due dates we have to hit our own, with noexcuses. Lou's practical approach to project management fits wellinto our time-constrained, date-focused workplace. It's simple,it's real, and it works." —Cathy Langham, CEO, LanghamLogistics

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