Applied Psychology for Project Managers : A Practitioner's Guide to Successful Project Management, Hardback Book

Applied Psychology for Project Managers : A Practitioner's Guide to Successful Project Management Hardback

Edited by Monika Wastian, Lutz Rosenstiel, Michael A. West, Isabell Braumandl

Part of the Management for Professionals series

Description

This book offers an essential manual for project managers, project management offices (PMO's), trainers and consultants, addressing the psychological side of project management.

Written by leading scholars in organizational psychology and by top experts in project management, it covers all major psychological topics that are key to project success.

The book features dedicated chapters on leadership and teamwork, including virtual and intercultural cooperation, commitment and motivation of project teams.

It adds a psychological perspective to personnel management, decision-making, information and knowledge management and communication in project work.

Power, influencing tactics and other aspects of stakeholder management are covered, as well as project coaching, innovation and creativity, self-management and the management of conflicts, risks and crises.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 329 pages, 10 Illustrations, color; 5 Illustrations, black and white; XII, 329 p. 15 illus., 10 illu
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Occupational & industrial psychology
  • ISBN: 9783662442135

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