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Strategic project management

Author: Paul Roberts
Publisher: London, U.K. ; Philadelphia : Kogan Page, 2012.
Series: Strategic success series.
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Database: WorldCat
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Strategic Project Management gives senior managers the knowledge and skills to use projects to move the business in the desired direction and guard against expensive and demoralising project failures.  Read more...

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Title: Strategic project management /
Database Name: WorldCat
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Roberts
ISBN: 9780749464349; 0749464348
Notes: Includes index.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 266 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Don't mistake the ̀business as usual' mindset for that suited to delivering change -- Case study -- What this means -- consequences of ignoring the imperative -- solutions -- Conclusion -- Summary -- 2. Prioritize what matters most -- Case study -- What this means -- consequences of ignoring the imperative -- solutions -- Conclusion -- Summary -- 3. Delegate, but do not abdicate, responsibility -- Case study -- What this means -- consequences of ignoring the imperative -- solutions -- Conclusion -- Summary -- 4. Articulate and communicate the vision -- Case study -- What this means -- consequences of ignoring the imperative -- solutions -- Conclusion -- Summary -- 5. Justify every investment -- Case study -- What this means -- consequences of ignoring the imperative -- solutions -- Conclusion -- Summary -- 6. Accept that things will change -- Case study -- What this means -- consequences of ignoring the imperative -- solutions -- Conclusion -- Summary -- 7. Manage productivity, not activity -- Case study -- What this means -- consequences of ignoring the imperative -- solutions -- Conclusion -- Summary -- 8. Keep your suppliers close -- Case study -- What this means -- consequences of ignoring the imperative -- solutions -- Conclusion -- Summary -- 9. Take corrective action; don't just write about it -- Case study -- What this means -- consequences of ignoring the imperative -- solutions -- Conclusion -- Summary -- 10. Identify and mitigate risks before it is too late -- Case study -- What this means -- consequences of ignoring the imperative -- solutions -- Conclusion -- Summary -- 11. Making effective project management second nature -- Establishing the case for change -- Obtaining a mandate for change -- Justifying the investment -- Delivering the change -- Enjoying the benefits.
Responsibility: Paul Roberts.
Genre/Form: Electronic books.
Additional Physical Format: Print version: Roberts, Paul, 1964- Strategic project management. London, U.K. ; Philadelphia, PA, USA : Kogan Page, 2012 (DLC) 2011051472 (OCoLC)768607462
Year: 2012.
Publisher: London, U.K. ; Philadelphia : Kogan Page,
Standard Numbers: Stock no: CL0500000170
Class Descriptors: LC Class No.: HD69.P75; Dewey No.: 658.4/04
Series: Strategic success series; Variation: Strategic success series.
OCLC No.: 813044565
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