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Creative project management : innovative project options to solve problems on time and under budget / Michael S. Dobson and Ted Leemann.
Call Number:
658.404 DOB
Publication Date:
c2010.
Publisher:
New York : McGraw-Hill, c2010.
Physical Description:
v, 261 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents:
Why do 70 percent of projects fail? -- What we know and what we think -- The most dangerous word is a premature "yes" -- Good enough, barely adequate, failure -- When the project appears impossible -- Knowns and unknowns : the risk factor -- Project : intelligence -- It takes a village to wreck a project -- Framing change -- Salvaging project value -- Appendix A. Questions for the creative project manager -- Appendix B. Cognitive biases.
Summary:
The seven essential tools for keeping projects on time and under budget You're executing risk management, leadership, and planning--all hallmarks of outstanding project management. And yet you're still having trouble keeping your projects on schedule. Creative Project Management adds two new elements to the mix: creativity and innovation. Internationally renowned project management consultants Michael Dobson and Ted Leemann combine traditional project management skills, such as risk evaluation, decision-making, and human dynamics, with outside-the-box thinking and business creativity. They provide seven new tools and approaches you can apply to any project.
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-249) and index.
Contributors:
Horizon Bib Number:
1369232
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