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Project Pain Reliever

Book Description

This handbook was developed specifically for accidental project managers and for the relatively new project managers within the profession. It is uniquely organized in a manner designed to help these project managers quickly find specific solutions to the problems they are desperate to fix right now!

The text is divided into two broad categories: the Art of Project Management and the Science of Project Management. Each part is divided into chapters to narrow the user’s search by type of issue that project managers encounter, such as Planning and Managing Risks. These are then further divided by specific problems labeled as sub-chapters, such as ‘The company’s project management process doesn’t work for me’ and ‘My project is too dependent on a few key people’. Project Pain Reliever: A Just-In-Time Handbook for Anyone Managing Projects is essentially a plug-and-play answer to the accidental project manager’s problems, and a valuable desk reference for all project managers.

Key Features
  • resents insights and specific guidance from more than 30 leading project management experts that were sourced from around the world for their specialized knowledge and experience
  • Provides quick references to problems often encountered by anyone managing projects and specific solutions to these problems using language that is easy to understand and techniques that can be applied immediately
  • Each of the 93 sub-chapters brings clarity to the perceived problem, describes warning signs, includes a sidebar example, explains what will happen if you do nothing, and outlines a best practice solution and specific steps for solving the problem
  • WAV offers handy "What you have learned" summaries for addressing problems contained within the book, additional problems with solutions, and other useful resources — available from the Web Added ValueTM Download Resource Center at www.jrosspub.com