Project management professionals are fortunate to have access to a rich and growing body of tools and metrics to aid in their success. However, that is just what they are: tools and metrics. The industry is no less prone than any other discipline to the problems inherent in managing people. In fact, strong arguments can be made that project management offers far more. This important book focuses on one of the nine knowledge areas of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®)2000 Editionnamely, human resource management. This publication is one of the most important collections of writings related to the people side of management that PMI has produced in more than six years. Topics are far ranging and are divided into nine chapters ranging from Key Management Skills and Duties to Managing Change. People in Projects also highlights the importance of true leadership and challenges all project leaders to empower, coach and motivate their team to achieve unimaginable success. You will find a wealth of information on every page to help you effectively manage one of your most important assetspeople!