From the Back Cover
From senior executives across the globe, insights for successful project management implementation The bestselling first edition of Project Management Best Practices : Achieving Global Excellence set the course for project managers navigating the increasingly challenging task of working within global corporations and with distant and diverse work teams. This new edition carries that tradition to the next step, presenting a new set of firsthand accounts of how corporations around the world incorporate project management into their strategic business operations. In this Second Edition , senior managers of more than fifty global companies—both large (Fortune 500) and small, and in all sectors of the market—share their best practices in project management. These industry leaders offer insight into best practices for: Project risk management Project management for multinational cultures and cultural failures Focusing on value as well as cost and schedule Integrated and virtual project teams With new and updated information on the latest developments in the field, Project Management Best Practices: Achieving Global Excellence, Second Edition offers a must–have window onto the issues—and their real–world solutions—facing corporate managers, project and team managers, engineers, project team members, and business consultants in today′s global market.
About the Author
Harold Kerzner, PH.D ., is Senior Executive Director at International Institute for Learning, Inc., a global learning solutions company that conducts training for leading corporations throughout the world. He is a globally recognized expert on project, program, and portfolio management. Dr. Kerzner is the author of bestselling books and texts, including the acclaimed Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling, Tenth Edition . INternational Institute For Learning, INC. (IIL) is a global leader in professional training and comprehensive consulting services in the areas of project, program, and portfolio management, PRINCE2®, business analysis, Microsoft® Office Project and Project Server, and Lean Six Sigma. IIL is an IIBA–endorsed education provider, a PMI® charter global registered education provider, and a member of PMI′s Silver Alliance Circle and Corporate Council.