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Managing Projects in Organizations

Managing Projects in OrganizationsThis book encompasses product, engineering, and service-based organizations and has been updated to cover new developments in software, outsourcing, quality, and related issues. With examples from a range of industries, including government and health care, Dr. Frame goes beyond a mere checklist of techniques to provide a sound overall methodology for dealing with information-age projects.

Dr. Frame presents a practical, flexible approach to managing projects, with a special emphasis on avoiding pitfalls and making things happen. He provides advice on overcoming problems at the organizational level as well as the team and individual levels, proving pointers on managing human resources and selecting the best team structure. Dr. Frame also suggests ways to help identify customer needs, define project requirements, and avoid planning and control problems.

J. Davidson Frame

Dr. Frame is Academic Dean of UMT, and one of the world's leading authorities on project management. He has written a number of books on risk management and technology management including: The New Project Management, Project Management Competence, Managing Risk in Organizations, and Project Finance: Tools and Techniques.

Dr. Frame was Professor of Management Science at the George Washington University, where he served on the faculty from 1979-1998. In 1990-1996, he headed the certification program for the Project Management Institute (PMI). In 1997-1998, he was PMI's Director of Education Services. In 1999-2002, he served on PMI's Board of Directors.

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  • Hardcover: 288 pages; Dimensions (in inches): 9.2 x 6.3 x 1.0
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass; ISBN: 0787968315; 3rd edition (September 19, 2003)
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