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The right projects done right! : from business strategy to successful project implementation / Paul C. Dinsmore, Terence J. Cooke-Davies.

Author:
Dinsmore, Paul C. [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2006.
Εdition:
1st ed.
Description:
xxiv, 303 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series:
  • Jossey-Bass business & management series. [More in this series]
  • The Jossey-Bass business & management series
Summary note:
"Paul Dinsmore and Terence Cooke-Davies, two of the foremost authorities on project management, combine their expertise to explain a groundbreaking approach for creating a successful project-based enterprise." "The Right Projects Done Right! is filled with illustrative case studies from such industry leaders as Eli Lilly, Hewlett-Packard, Ericsson, Abbey, and Project Corps. The book includes informative surveys, discussions of variations between industries, and suggestions for overcoming frequently encountered roadblocks."--BOOK JACKET.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-286) and index.
Contents:
1. Introduction : the right combination of the right projects done right -- Pt. 1. How to manage multiple projects successfully throughout the enterprise -- 2. Organizational project success -- 3. Factors critical to achieving organizational project success -- 4. Some ways to achieve organizational project success -- 5. The management of multiple projects : three success stories -- Pt. 2. How to make sure each project is the right project -- 6. The project sponsor -- 7. Selecting and defining the right project -- 8. Aligning projects with strategy -- 9. Managing benefits -- 10. Project governance and the critical role of the sponsor -- 11. Organizational change projects and the leadership role of the sponsor -- 12. Successful sponsorship : two case studies -- Pt. 3. How to make sure each project is done right -- 13. What does it take to do the project right? -- 14. Stakeholders and the complexity of the human dimension -- 15. Doing it differently : variations in project management practice in different industries -- 16. Doing in right : development of a state-of-the-art methodology.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
0787971138 (alk. paper)
LCCN:
2005017202
OCLC:
60651115
Related name:
RCP:
C - S