Item description for Project Leadership by James Lewis...
Solutions for growing beyond mere management into a truly accomplished project leader
In today's high-performance, competitive environment, the importance of project success has never been more critical or the failure rate more pronounced. "Project Leadership "provides a step-by-step program for transforming by-the-book project managers into true leaders who are capable of helping their team members plan, execute, and sustain consistent project success--even in an environment of relentless pressure, continuous innovation, and unforeseen change.
Author and project management icon James P. Lewis has created a hands-on blueprint for building a focused project team, forging it into a strong unit, and going beyond the principles of management to effectively lead it to success. Drawing on Lewis's exhaustive knowledge of project management and current best practices in leadership, "Project Leadership "discusses: How to use state-of-the-art technologies to ensure project management success Proven leadership principles, and ways to both understand and adopt them Case studies of best-practices project leadership in action
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.32" Width: 6.21" Height: 0.85" Weight: 1 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 2002
ISBN 0071388672 ISBN13 9780071388672 UPC 639785337157
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More About James Lewis
James P. Lewis, Ph.D., is the founder of The Lewis Institute, Inc., a training and consulting company specializing in project management, and an adjunct professor at the University of Management and Technology. Over the past two decades, Dr. Lewis has trained over 25,000 supervisors and managers in the United States, Europe, Asia, and throughout the world. He has written a number of influential books on project management, including Project Planning, Scheduling, and Control, The Project Manager's Desk Reference, Working Together, and others. His books have been translated into Chinese, Portuguese, and Lithuanian.
Reviews - What do customers think about Project Leadership?
Great book to begin with Aug 27, 2005
Among other books, I liked this one to begin my reading.
Great book on leadership principles Apr 7, 2004
I found James Lewis's book very fast reading and very focused on the various attributes of leadership skills.
He points out crisp methodolgies for adapting and understanding proven leadership principles. For anyone moving into the role of a project manager, I recommend Lewis's book as you'll learn the skills for how best to match the right person [with the right skill set] to a particular task, tips on building rapport with teams either internal or external, and how to obtain credibility with your team.