Description - Creating an Environment for Successful Projects by Robert J. Graham
Since it was first published in 1997, Creating an Environment for Successful Projects has become a landmark work that shows how to develop project management as an organizational practice. This second edition offers solid, results-oriented advice on how upper management can create an environment that supports the success of special projects and the development of new products. The book also includes a wealth of examples from the authors' workshop participants and readers of the first edition who have successfully implemented these concepts within their organizations. New in the second edition: * Ideas and practices about portfolio management to achieve greater overall success from a portfolio of projects * Advice for helping project teams come together to become more effective * Information for developing the chief project officer * Suggestions for implementing project management information systems * More descriptions about organizations and people who have used these principles to develop vastly improved environments
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Author Biography - Robert J. Graham
Robert J. Graham is an independent project management consultant and was a senior associate with the Strategic Management Group. He taught at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and is coauthor of The Project Manager's MBA, from Jossey-Bass. Randall L. Englund was a senior project manager with Hewlett-Packard and a member of its corporate Project Management Initiative team. He serves as an independent executive consultant guiding managers and teams to implement an organic approach to project management.