Complexity Theory and Project Management PDF ePub eBook

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Complexity Theory and Project Management free pdf The book will be written by two authors who are members of PMI, educators, and consultants. The book is intended to be a practical guide to the application of complexity theory to virtual projects. Specifically, the book will be broken down into five major sections. Section 1 will outline the theory of complexity and address current deficiencies in the existing body of knowledge about project management and introduce how complexity can address these deficiencies. Section 2 will cover successful strategies that deploy complexity theory in order to make projects more successful. Section 3 will offer case studies and details on how complexity theory has been applied successfully in other organizations. Section 4 will present the building blocks on how to create communities within organization to support complexity theory. Section 5 will review and summarize the findings of the book as well as review the future of the application of complexity theory. The authors plan an extensive insctructor's companion website which will contain teaching notes, power point slides, and a solutions manual plus a tool box of solutions to common project management problems.

About Wanda Curlee

Wanda Curlee is a Program Management Consultant for a Fortune 500 company, and her primary clients are within the federal government. She has been a consultant in various organizations including telecom, insurance, and various technology firms. She has a doctorate in organizational leadership from the University of Phoenix and has authored papers on virtual project teams, complexity theory and project management, and virtual project management offices. She is also an adjunct professor at Northcentral University, Kaplan University, and the University of Phoenix. Robert L. Gordon is currently a Senior Faculty Member with Keller School of Management (DeVry University). Dr. Gordon earned his doctor of management and organizational leadership degree and his master of business administration from the University of Phoenix, as well as an undergraduate degree in history from UCLA. He has been active in project management and supply chain management for over twenty years. During that time, he has been involved with the construction of ten different passenger vessels as well as multiple ERP-related projects.

Details Book

Author : Wanda Curlee
Publisher : John Wiley
Data Published : 13 October 2010
ISBN : 0470545968
EAN : 9780470545966
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 448 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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