Table of contents for Project management for business professionals : a comprehensive guide / edited by Joan Knutson.

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Acknowledgments.  Preface.  About the Contributors.  INTRODUCTION. Overview: The Discipline of Project Management (D. Cleland).  Transition: The Project-Driven Organization (J. Knutson).  THE TECHNICAL TRACK.  Portfolio Management: Overview and Best Practices (J. Crawford).  Scope Management: Do All That You Need and Just What You Need (S. Globerson).  Requirements Management: Addressing Customer Needs and Avoiding Scope Creep (J. Frame).  Schedule Management: Seeing the Future by Mapping Out the Present (C. Pritchard).  Accounting and Financial Management: Finding the Project's Bottom Line (F. Toney).  Risk Management: Maximizing the Probability of Success (R. Westney).  Contracts and Procurement Management: Why Should You Care? (R. Mulcahy).  Earned Value Management: An Introduction (J. Koppelman & Q. Fleming).  Information Management: For the Project Manager in an Information Age (M. Hynes).  Project Closeout Management: More Than Simply Saying Good-Bye and Moving On (T. Cooke-Davies).  Multiple Project Management: Responding to the Challenge (J. Nevison).  Process Automation in Project Management: Today (V. Quinn).  Computer-Aided Project Management: Tomorrow (C. Belack).  eBusiness Project Management: The Future Is Today (D. Bienkowski).  THE HUMAN DIMENSIONS TRACK.  Organizational Project Management: Concept (R. Bauhaus).  Creating a Professional Project Management Organization: Design (J. Schneidmuller).  Organizational Deployment of Project Management: The Next Big "Aha" for Corporate Project Leaders (R. Storeygard).  Professional and Personal Development Management: A Practical Approach to Education and Training (R. Wideman & A. Shenhar).  Ethics Management: Are You Really Protected? (C. Daw).  Conflict Management: Opportunity for Relationship Building and Effective Decisions (G. Pitagorsky).  Role Management: The Integrative Roles in Project Management (R. Archibald).  Culturally Diverse Management: A Vital Skill for Managing Global Projects (V. Verma).  Expectations Management: Reconfirming Assumptions (M. Mayer).  Participative Management: Getting the Most from Your Team (P. Martin & K. Tate).  Virtual Team Management: Building a Successful Virtual Team (M. Haywood).  Team Infrastructure Management: Project Team Planning and Project Start-Up (D. Ono & R. Archibald).  Team Management: Working Effectively (H. Thamhain).  CONCLUSION.  Project Management: The Future (J. Pinto).  Index. 

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Project management