Bibliography - Project Management
Getting the job done! Managing project teams and task forces for success
By: Randolph, W. Alan and Barry Z. Posner
Publisher: Prentice-Hall
Year: 1992
The book is organized around the author's ten-rule theory with a chapter for each rule: 1) set a clear goal; 2) determine the objectives; 3) establish checkpoints, activities, relationships, and time estimates; 4) create a picture of the schedule; 5) develop people individually and as a team; 6) reinforce commitment and excitement of people; 7) inform everyone connected with the project; 8) vitalize people by building agreements; 9) empower yourself and others; and 10) risk approaching problems creatively.

Managing projects in organizations: how to make the best use of time, techniques, and people
By: Frame, J. Davidson
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
Year: 1995
This book is meant as a practical and easy-to-read introduction to project management. The author concedes that most of us are involved in projects everyday, we just don't know how to manage them. A project is goal-oriented, coordinates the undertaking of interrelated activities, has marked beginnings and endings, and is unique. In this readable, accessible presentation of project management principles, Frame shows the reader how to make the best use of time, techniques, and people.

Fundamentals of project management
By: Lewis, James P
Publisher: American Management Association
Year: 1995
This book offers help in setting up project plans, scheduling work, and monitoring progress toward desired goals. The purpose of these steps is to achieve control of the project in order to achieve results. The author notes that all good project management systems include a focus on what is important, a system for taking corrective action, and an emphasis on timely responses.

Finishing what we start: a lesson for functional managers from project management and automated workflow
By: Sanders, Robert L
Publisher: Records Management Quarterly (ARMA)
Year: 1995
According to the author, two new management tools have revolutionized modern business process: project management and automated workflow. Project management is a charge to get a project done with the manager responsible for multiple tasks; most importantly, successful project managers complete what they start. On the other hand, workflow automates the continuing, repetitive processes not susceptible to project management. Business workflows are scripted programs with clear definitions and rules that enable one to preview the conclusion and avoid surprise endings. Whatever is repeated should be dealt with in a standard and persistent manner until the issue is resolved.

Organizing projects for success: the human aspects of project management. Volume One
By: Verma, Vijay K
Publisher: Project Management Institute
Year: 1995
This is an overview of project management and human resource management, a model for effective management, information on handling project stakeholders, and organizational design strategies.

A guide to the project management body of knowledge
By: Duncan, William R
Publisher: Project Management Institute
Year: 1996
Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) is an inclusive term that describes the sum of knowledge which is generally accepted within the profession of project management. Full PMBOK includes knowledge of proven, traditional practices which are widely applied as well as knowledge of innovative and advanced practices which have seen more limited use. This guide services as a basic reference for anyone interested in project management. The PMBOK includes nine basic knowledge areas that project managers and project teams must apply to successfully complete any project.

Software Project Survival Guide
By: Steve McConnell
Publisher: Microsoft Press
Year: 1997
This project management guide for technical leaders and managers distills practical wisdom from the author's prior publication, Rapid Development. It also includes management requirements and standards from IEEE's "Key Practices of the Capability Maturity Model, Version 1.1" and the NASA SEL``s "Recommended Approach to Software Development, Revision 3."

Project Management
By: Gary R. Heerkens, Roger A. Formisano
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
Year: 2001
Project Management provides you with twenty-four lessons detailing the fundamental skills of successful project management. From understanding the project manager's role to working within budgets and leading a team to understanding and becoming comfortable with the basic tools of project analysis, this latest addition to the popular McGraw-Hill Professional Education Series will show you how.

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