Description - Project Management for Business Professionals by Joan Knutson
No longer restricted to the engineering industry, project management has at long last crossed over to mainstream business. Project Management for Business Professionals is the definitive reference on the essentials of contemporary project management. Featured here are some of the foremost practitioners and researchers from academia, consulting, and private industry, sharing their various areas of project management expertise and providing a wide range of perspectives on everything from risk management to resource planning to ethics management. Focusing on both the technical and human sides of the field, this unique resource follows the main points of the "project management body of knowledge"-the certification standard of the Project Management Institute. The experts address the procedures and processes for planning and managing projects and explore project team/group dynamics, examining the interpersonal relations and the political and organizational considerations that can impact a project.
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(243mm x 167mm x 39mm)
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Author Biography - Joan Knutson
JOAN KNUTSON is President of PMSI-Project Mentors, a part of the Provant solution. Knutson has been a platform trainer and currently spends much of her time writing, speaking at conferences and in-company symposia, and working with management to assist in implementing project management within their enterprises. She has developed courseware and computer-based training products that address the tools, techniques, processes, and human dimensions of project management. She is also the editor of the "Executive's Notebook" column in the PM Network magazine published by the Project Management Institute and has published five books, including Succeeding in Project-Driven Organizations, to be published by Wiley in 2001, and Project Management: How to Plan and Manage Successful Projects.