Organizations can deliver projects that are on time, are within budget, and produce the results they are intended to -and it starts with project managers. Author Michael J. Bettigole, who has painstakingly studied the patterns and circumstances surrounding project success and failure, shares strategies to help project managers on the front lines accomplish their objectives.
In a clear, concise format, he shares best practices so project managers can demonstrate their expertise and distinguish themselves as leaders in the field. He also explores how project managers can improve communication with members of the team; keep team members accountable; provide assistance to fi x problems; and pick the management style that works best.
Organized by the topics that most directly affect project delivery-accountability, transparency, communication, governance, control, leadership, and tools-the advice is simple and easy to put into action. Numerous case studies on projects that succeeded and on those that went wrong help organizations duplicate victories and avoid pitfalls.
Whether you're a project manager or someone higher up in the organization, you can gather the tools you need to help your team get the job done right with A Pocket Guide for Project Managers."