Handbook of Project-Based Management: Leading Strategic Change in Organizations, Fourth Edition

by: Rodney Turner


Abstract: The most complete, current guide to project-based management. Thoroughly revised and reorganized, The Handbook of Project-Based Management, Fourth Edition, focuses on the role of the global project manager in today's high-tech, hyperconnected environment of continuous improvement and innovation. Rodney Turner, editor of the International Journal of Project Management, explains how to implement a proven, structured approach to achieving performance improvement through strategic change. This practical resource describes how to align project goals with organizational goals, maintain governance, and manage project performance and process. An all-new case study runs throughout the book, demonstrating real-world applications of the concepts presented.
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Title: Handbook of Project-Based Management: Leading Strategic Change in Organizations, Fourth Edition

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Athens, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2014 McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780071821780

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Rodney Turner is a Director of EuroProjex, The European Centre for Project Excellence Limited. He is professor of project management at SKEMA Business School, Lille, where he is academic director of the Ph.D. program, and at Kingston Business School. He has an adjunct position at the University of Technology, Sydney, and a visiting position at the Technical University of Berlin. He is editor of the International Journal of Project Management and author of 18 books.

Description: The most complete, current guide to project-based management. Thoroughly revised and reorganized, The Handbook of Project-Based Management, Fourth Edition, focuses on the role of the global project manager in today's high-tech, hyperconnected environment of continuous improvement and innovation. Rodney Turner, editor of the International Journal of Project Management, explains how to implement a proven, structured approach to achieving performance improvement through strategic change. This practical resource describes how to align project goals with organizational goals, maintain governance, and manage project performance and process. An all-new case study runs throughout the book, demonstrating real-world applications of the concepts presented.