Item description for The Project Management Paradigm (Practitioner Series) by Ken Burnett...
This book is about Project Management and how projects should be managed and controlled, including people and tools. Its format consists of two major components. The first concentrates on principles and the human aspects of project management, while the second component of the book specifies a structured, practical, formal process to the principles and approaches in this book lend themselves to project managing the paradigm of technical, management and organisational changes. To use the methodology effectively, it is necessary first to understand and appreciate the people aspect behind a project e. g. their multi-cultural diversities, and the roles and responsibilities of each project player. Combining human aspects and methodology principles is the basic purpose throughout this book; and the authors objective is to disseminate a better understanding of a Project Management Methodology and illustrate its universality.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.26" Width: 6.15" Height: 0.69" Weight: 0.96 lbs.
Release Date Sep 18, 2001
ISBN 3540762388 ISBN13 9783540762386
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More About Ken Burnett
Ken Burnett is a lecturer and consultant on fundraising and communications for nonprofit organizations worldwide. He is director of Burnett Works Limited, The White Lion Press Limited, and Team Mailing Limited and is also chairman of the board of trustees for ActionAid- Britain's third largest international development agency. Burnett speaks at seminars and workshops throughout the world and has written and cowritten three books on fundraising communications and marketing, including "Friends for Life: Relationship Fundraising in Practice "(1996). Ken Burnett can be reached at www.kenburnett.com.
Ken Burnett was born in 1930 and has an academic affiliation as follows - Burnett Associates, UK.
Reviews - What do customers think about The Project Management Paradigm (Practitioner Series)?
Excellent Book, Recomended on the A-List of PM books Mar 3, 1999
The Project Management Paradigm is a superb resource for Project Managers. The author has created a tremendous resource for organizations. I have purchased copies as standard reading material for both our new Project Managers and experienced personnel.
Careful readers can be well rewarded for their efforts Dec 5, 1998
In numerous instances there is too much detail. The book is full of useful information based upon the practical experience of the author.
Experienced Project Managers can find some Gems that perhaps they have forgotten.
New Project Managers will find many practical approaches that can be used in their projects.
Managers in general can find the book useful in understanding what Project Managers do and what Project Mangement is all about.
Students can use it as a reference.
All-in-all it can be a useful addition to any library.