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Project Scheduling and Cost Control by James Taylor

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PREFACE

Projects fail most often because of poorly written or misinterpreted requirements. But once a project is begun, controlling schedule and cost is the most difficult aspect of the project manager’s job. I have wanted to write a book on schedule and cost control for many years, but other projects and my teaching schedule have delayed this dream. Now, however, I have finally managed to collect what I think are the most important aspects of schedule and cost control in one place—this book.

I also have tried to make this a practical book on project management principles, tools, and techniques by explaining the complex in as simple a fashion as possible and by incorporating many templates and examples of how all these tools work. Most project ...

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