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Understanding Project Management: Skills and Insights for Successful Project Delivery

Straw, Gary

Published by Kogan Page
ISBN 10: 0749470550 / ISBN 13: 9780749470555
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Title: Understanding Project Management: Skills and...

Publisher: Kogan Page

Binding: Soft cover

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Understanding Project Management takes a practical approach to the study of project management, carefully balancing reflective practice and methodology necessary for successful deployment of tools and techniques in the real world. Num Pages: 328 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: KJMP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 241 x 171 x 19. Weight in Grams: 558. . 2015. 1st Edition. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780749470555

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Synopsis: Aimed specifically at practicing managers and EMBA students, Understanding Project Management balances the reflective practice necessary to develop analytical skills and the knowledge needed to utilize different tools and techniques in real world situations.  Author Gary Straw takes a unique approach to the study of project management by emphasizing international aspects and dilemmas and global issues relevant to the contemporary world.  He also addresses change/dealing with the unexpected and leadership within change and organizational management, taking the "person" perspective to evaluate a range of project scenarios.  By including learning objectives, diagrams, activities, highlighted key points, annotated further reading, and free online resources, this is an ideal book for independent or classroom study.

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Gary Straw is a management consultant who has taught project management classes for business schools in the UK and Eastern Europe, including Aberystwyth School of Management and Business, Wales; Bangor Business School, Wales; and Kingston Business School, England.


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