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A Roundup of the Top 10 Project

Management Books
Written by: Gary Picariello• Edited by: Michele McDonough
Updated Jul 6, 2011• Related Guides: Project Management Methodology| Project Management
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You're never too old to learn. That's why I've scoured the bestseller lists for some of the most
popular Project Management Books! Read, improve yourself and enjoy!

When it comes to Project Management, there’s an old saying that goes like this: “…Top
managers aren’t born…they’re TAUGHT.” At least, I think it’s an old saying. And if it’s not, it
should be. At any rate, there’s a lot to be gained from reading the best-selling project
management books. Fortunately for you, I’ve done all the legwork and scoured Amazon.com for
some of the most popular project management books that you may want to consider adding to
your permanent collection. So read, enjoy and remember: the more you know, the more you
grow.

1. Fundamentals of Project Management

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An indispensible project management resource, updated with the newest tools and methods for
planning and executing projects -- flawlessly. With sales of more than 115,000 copies,
Fundamentals of Project Management has helped a lot of business people meet or exceed their
project goals. The updated and revised third edition provides an unparalleled introduction to
project management, along with new tools and techniques for planning and executing projects on
time, on budget, and with maximum efficiency and productivity. James P. Lewis (Vinton, VA) is
the founder of The Lewis Institute, Inc., which provides project management and behavioral
consulting and training. He has trained more than 20,000 supervisors and managers around the
world and is the author of The Project Manager's Desk Reference and Project Scheduling and
Control.
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other departments. terms. there is relatively little commonality in the terms used. Author: Clark A. suppliers. click to enlarge The Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) is an inclusive term that describes the sum of knowledge within the profession of project management. and audiences. An extensive glossary further aids in standardizing definitions of the most important concepts. The One-Page Project Manager is the ultimate tool for beleaguered project managers who understand the value of simplicity. and phrases. The One-Page Project Manager: Communicate and Manage Any Project With a Single Sheet of Paper click to enlarge The One-Page Project Manager shows you how to boil down any project into a simple. helping you identify the vital parts of a project and communicate those parts and duties to other team members. Publisher: Project Management Institute. This practical guide will save time and effort. A Guide to the Project Management: Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) – 2000 Edition.2. Campbell (ISBN-10: 0470052376/ISBN-13: 978-0470052372) . The guide also provides a common lexicon for talking about project management. one-page document that can be used to communicate all essential details to upper management. Project management is a relatively young profession and while there is substantial commonality around what is done. The PMBOK® Guide identifies and describes the subset of principles and practices within the PMBOK® that are generally accepted and applicable to most projects most of the time. (ISBN-10: 1880410230I/SBN-13: 978-1880410233) 3.

authoritative coverage aligned with the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMI’s PMBOK). the new mandatory source of training for the Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Exam.then this is the perfect resource. Extreme click to enlarge If you're looking for a more robust approach to project management -.4. but also covers the adaptive and extreme approaches as well. Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning. and Controlling click to enlarge This ninth edition of the industry-leading project management “bible” applies its streamlined approach to new. Ph. And with the help of two new case studies. and controlling processes vital to effective project management.one that recognizes the project environment and adapts accordingly -. Written by one of the best- known authorities on the subject. you'll be able to put these ideas into practice and experience some of the contemporary nuances of projects. this extraordinary edition gives a profound understanding of project management. It not only guides you through the traditional methods. Effective Project Management: Traditional. Project Management covers every key component of the subject --from the intricate framework of organizational behavior and structure that can determine project success to the planning. You'll gain an in-depth understanding of each one and know exactly when and how to use them.D. Kerzner. scheduling. Author: Harold. This definitive guide to project management shows you how to: . You'll also be introduced to the Adaptive Project Framework. Scheduling. Adaptive. which arms you with a new project management methodology. (ISBN-10: 0471741876/ISBN-13: 978-0471741879) 5.

and on some levels. these books are valuable to project managers and executives. Create a war room to successfully manage multiple team projects.Sample contents. This book. The book. of course. Apply the Adaptive Project Framework to the world of fast-paced. Orders are filled and shipped by Amazon. The goal here is to make the project successful by keeping everything simple and easy. great prices and secure on-line ordering. is more basic. is aimed at providing practical advice for project managers. Author: Robert K. A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge: Fourth Edition (PMBOK Guide) . part of the "Little Black Book" series.  Take advantage of new variations on traditional project management methods. Most books are sold at 20% to 30% off the retail price. however. Author: Michael C.  Decide the best method for managing specific types of projects by analyzing all of the pros and cons. PMBOK. PRINCE2™. executives. (ISBN-10: 0814471374/ISBN-13: 978-0814471371) Top Five Project Management Books Project Smart is selling project management. This is not always possible. Wysocki (ISBN-10: 0470042613/ISBN-13: 978-0470042618) 6. The Little Black Book of Project Management click to enlarge Many books about project management are complex and technical . including risk assessment and control. and employees working on a project. PMP and Microsoft Project books in association with Amazon. Thomsett. so you can be assured of reliable service. and complex projects. high- change. but the book does provide guidelines for helping you to survive the corporate project team experience and make it a positive one. Determine how project portfolio management approaches can help companies achieve a greater return on investment.

ISBN: 1933890517 / 978-1933890517 The PMBOK Guide is considered one of the most essential tools in the project management profession and is the de facto global standard for the industry. Rob Cole 2009. Between us we've got over thirty years of Barker and Cole hands-on project management experience. the bad and the ugly and the eccentric.Project Management Institute 2008. ISBN: 0273722328 / 978-0273722328 In this book we've distilled down what we think it takes to be a brilliant project manager. Fourth edition published on 31st December 2008. But above all. The primary purpose of the PMBOK Guide is to identify that subset of the Project Management Body of Knowledge that is generally recognised as good practice.  Buy From Amazon. That's plenty of time to learn lessons at the school of hard knocks!  Buy From Amazon.co.com PRINCE2 Pocketbook: 2009 Edition .com Brilliant Project Management: (Revised Edition) Stephen Barker.co. We've drawn on the good. we've thought long and hard about what we've learned from rolling up our sleeves and getting our hands dirty.uk  Buy From Amazon.uk  Buy From Amazon.

ISBN: 0113311915 / 978-0113311910 PRINCE2 Pocketbook 2009 Edition is in line with the new PRINCE2 2009 'Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2' and has been produced as a reference tool for the trained Practitioner who is assumed to be familiar with the method and the terminology.com Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2: 2009 Edition Office of Government Commerce (OGC) 2009. This publication should be used in conjunction with 'Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2' which contains full details of the method.uk  Buy From Amazon.com Q & A's for the PMBOK Guide: Fourth Edition . As such.uk  Buy From Amazon.co.  Buy From Amazon.co. ISBN: 0113310595 / 978-0113310593 This latest version of the PRINCE2 method has been designed to place more emphasis on the principles that underpin successful project management and to provide clear guidance on how to apply these principles to the organizational context within which projects are operating.Office of Government Commerce (OGC) 2009. it is an essential manual for anyone with an interest in managing projects more successfully.  Buy From Amazon.

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