Gower Handbook of People in Project Management, Hardback Book

Gower Handbook of People in Project Management Hardback

Edited by Dennis Lock

Part of the Project and Programme Management Practitioner Handbooks series

Description

Modern projects are all about one group of people delivering benefits to others, so it's no surprise that the human element is fundamental to project management.

The Gower Handbook of People in Project Management is a complete guide to the human dimensions involved in projects.

The book is a unique and rich compilation of over 60 chapters about project management roles and the people who sponsor, manage, deliver, work in or are otherwise important to project success.

It looks at the people-issues that are specific to different sectors of organization (public, private and third sector); the organization of people in projects, both real and virtual; the relationship between people, their roles and the project environment; and the human behaviours and skills associated with working collaboratively.

Thus this comprehensive and innovative handbook discusses all the important topics associated with employing, developing and managing people for successful projects. The contributors have been drawn from around the world and include experts ranging from practising managers to academics and advanced researchers.

The Handbook is divided into six parts, which begin with management and project organization and progress through to more advanced and emerging practices.

It benefits hugely from Lindsay Scott's expert knowledge and experience in this field and from Dennis Lock's contributions and meticulous editing to ensure that the text and illustrations are always lucid and informative.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 908 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Project management
  • ISBN: 9781409437857

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