The AMA Handbook of Project Management - Edited by Paul C. DinsmoreAmacom, 1993, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper slightly ruffled along edges with a 3cm tape-repaired tear to bottom corner of upper panel.
From the cover: “Project management has exploded and splintered into a dozen different arenas since it was first developed for NASA space projects. Not surprisingly, project management has become increasingly specialized, as its principles have been applied to new and different fields of work. Whether you’re constructing a new plant or installing a new computer system, nothing offers a broader range of information than The AMA Handbook of Project Management. The first all-encompassing book on the subject, it provides definitive models, advice, and in-depth solutions to specific project management dilemmas. Featuring contributions from thirty-four experts, The AMA Handbook of Project Management presents the critical concepts that all project managers must master. Readers will learn up-to-the-minute techniques and gain invaluable insight on how to: Establish project goals; Focus managerial philosophy and strategy; Implement planning on both the strategic and operational levels; Design dependable, but flexible, organizational structures; Establish and maintain teamwork; Manage the project life cycle and meet objectives; Handle the transition from project idea to project reality This first-of-a-kind volume shows how to apply sophisticated project management techniques to traditional and new disciplines, including construction, defense, information systems, R&D, architecture and engineering, product development, public utilities, education, and community development. It also explores how to use project management principles in managing international and cross-cultural projects.”