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HBR guide to project management motivate your team, avoid scope creep, deliver results Harvard Business Review Press.

By: Harvard Business Review Press.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Boston : Harvard Business Review Press, 2013Description: x, 171 p. ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781422187296 (alk. paper).Other title: Guide to project management.Uniform titles: Harvard business review. Subject(s): Project managementDDC classification: 658.404 HBR Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
The four phases of project management -- The cast of characters -- A written charter -- Dealing with a project's fuzzy front end -- Performing a project premortem -- Will project creep cost you-or create value? -- Setting priorities before starting your project -- Boost productivity with time-boxing -- Scheduling the work -- A rush to failure? -- Getting your project off on the right foot -- The discipline of teams, effective project meetings -- The adaptive approach to project management -- Why good projects fail anyway.
Summary: MEET YOUR GOALS--ON TIME AND ON BUDGET. How do you rein in the scope of your project when you've got a group of demanding stakeholders breathing down your neck? And map out a schedule everyone can stick to? And motivate team members who have competing demands on their time and attention? Whether you're managing your first project or just tired of improvising, this guide will give you the tools and confidence you need to define smart goals, meet them, and capture lessons learned so future projects go even more smoothly. The "HBR Guide to Project Management" will help you: (1) Build a strong, focused team, (2) Break major objectives into manageable tasks, (3) Create a schedule that keeps all the moving parts under control, (4) Monitor progress toward your goals, (5) Manage stakeholders' expectations, and (6) Wrap up your project and gauge its success. PUBLISHER DESCRIPTION.
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Includes index.

The four phases of project management -- The cast of characters -- A written charter -- Dealing with a project's fuzzy front end -- Performing a project premortem -- Will project creep cost you-or create value? -- Setting priorities before starting your project -- Boost productivity with time-boxing -- Scheduling the work -- A rush to failure? -- Getting your project off on the right foot -- The discipline of teams, effective project meetings -- The adaptive approach to project management -- Why good projects fail anyway.

MEET YOUR GOALS--ON TIME AND ON BUDGET. How do you rein in the scope of your project when you've got a group of demanding stakeholders breathing down your neck? And map out a schedule everyone can stick to? And motivate team members who have competing demands on their time and attention? Whether you're managing your first project or just tired of improvising, this guide will give you the tools and confidence you need to define smart goals, meet them, and capture lessons learned so future projects go even more smoothly. The "HBR Guide to Project Management" will help you: (1) Build a strong, focused team, (2) Break major objectives into manageable tasks, (3) Create a schedule that keeps all the moving parts under control, (4) Monitor progress toward your goals, (5) Manage stakeholders' expectations, and (6) Wrap up your project and gauge its success. PUBLISHER DESCRIPTION.

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