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A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge
Project Management Institute - Sep 22, 2017 (first published in 1995)
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The PMBOK® Guide–Sixth Edition – PMI’s flagship publication has been updated to reflect the latest good practices in project management. New to the Sixth Edition, each knowledge area will contain a section entitled Approaches for Agile, Iterative and Adaptive Environments, describing how these practices integrate in project settings. It will also c...
Making Things Happen
Mastering Project Management (Theory in Practice)
Scott Berkun - Apr 08, 2008
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In the updated edition of this critically acclaimed and bestselling book, Microsoft project veteran Scott Berkun offers a collection of essays on field-tested philosophies and strategies for defining, leading, and managing projects. Each essay distills complex concepts and challenges into practical nuggets of useful advice, and the new edition now ...
Strategic Project Management Made Simple
Practical Tools for Leaders and Teams
Terry Schmidt - Feb 09, 2009
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When Fortune Magazine estimated that 70% of all strategies fail, it also noted that most of these strategies were basically sound, but could not be executed. The central premise of Strategic Project Management Made Simple is that most projects and strategies never get off the ground because of adhoc, haphazard, and obsolete methods used to turn the...
The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management
Eric Verzuh - Nov 09, 2015 (first published in 1999)
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The all-inclusive guide to exceptional project managementThe Fast Forward MBA in Project Management is the comprehensive guide to real-world project management methods, tools, and techniques. Practical, easy-to-use, and deeply thorough, this book gives you answers you need now. You'll find the cutting-edge ideas and hard-won wisdom of one of the fi...
Project Management for Non-Project Managers
Jack Ferraro - Apr 18, 2012
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As a seasoned project management consultant and instructor for the American Management Association, author Jack Ferraro has gained years of experience bridging the gap between project managers and functional managers to help countless teams improve their performance. Now, in this practical guide he shares engaging stories and lessons from his exper...
Project Management Absolute Beginner's Guide
Greg Horine - Feb 16, 2017 (first published in 2012)
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Succeed as a project manager, even if you've never run a project before! This book is the fastest way to master every project management task, from upfront budgeting and scheduling through execution, managing teams through closing projects, and learning from experience. Updated with more insights from the front lines, including agile approaches, de...
Brilliant Project Management
Stephen Barker - Dec 27, 2014 (first published in 2007)
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Whether you are organising an important event or heading up a large team, running a project can be a daunting process. Spiralling costs and missed deadlines are part of everyday life for many project managers - in fact, more projects fail than succeed!But project management doesn't have to be this way. It is possible to manage projects that consist...
Scrum
The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time
Jeff Sutherland - Sep 30, 2014
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Se você já foi surpreendido por quão rápido o mundo está mudando, Scrum é uma das razões. Para aqueles que acreditam que deve haver uma maneira mais eficiente de se fazer as coisas, este é um livro sobre o processo de gestão que está mudando a maneira como vivemos. Desde o advento do método, já foram registrados ganhos de produtividade de até 1.200...
Good to Great
Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don't
Jim Collins - Oct 16, 2001
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To find the keys to greatness, Collins's 21-person research team read and coded 6,000 articles, generated more than 2,000 pages of interview transcripts and created 384 megabytes of computer data in a five-year project. The findings will surprise many readers and, quite frankly, upset others.The ChallengeBuilt to Last, the defining management study...
Project Management
A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling
Harold Kerzner - Apr 03, 2017
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THE #1 GUIDE FOR STUDENTS AND PROFESSIONALS, NOW UPDATED FOR THE LATEST TRENDS AND EMERGING ISSUESProject Management, or the "Project Management bible" as it's widely known, provides practical guidance on all aspects of project management. It features a streamlined approach to PM functions without stinting on detailed coverage of the tools and meth...
The Effective Executive
The Definitive Guide to Getting the Right Things Done (Harperbusiness Essentials)
Peter F. Drucker - Jan 03, 2006 (first published in 1966)
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What makes an effective executive?The measure of the executive, Peter F. Drucker reminds us, is the ability to "get the right things done." This usually involves doing what other people have overlooked as well as avoiding what is unproductive. Intelligence, imagination, and knowledge may all be wasted in an executive job without the acquired habits...
Peopleware by Tom DeMarco
FranklinCovey Project Management for The Unofficial Project Manager Paperback by Kory Kogon
Rescue the Problem Project by Todd C. Williams PMP
Alpha Project Managers by Andy Crowe PMP PgMP
Project Management Lite by Juana Clark Craig
Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande
Essential Scrum by Kenneth S. Rubin
The Deadline by Tom DeMarco
Project Management JumpStart by Kim Heldman
The Plugged-In Manager by Terri L. Griffith
The Lazy Project Manager by Peter Taylor
Coaching Agile Teams by Lyssa Adkins
The Toyota Way by Jeffrey Liker
Rapid Development by Steve McConnell
Project Management for Humans by Brett Harned
The Software Project Manager's Bridge to Agility by Michele Sliger
Agile Project Management with Scrum by Ken Schwaber
The project manager who smiled by Peter Taylor
The Phoenix Project by Gene Kim
The Mythical Man-Month by Frederick P. Brooks Jr.
Creativity, Inc. by Ed Catmull
SPRINT by Zeratsky Jake Knapp
Lead Inside the Box by Victor Prince
Construction Management JumpStart by Barbara J. Jackson
The Project Management Answer Book by Jeff Furman
Be Fast or Be Gone by Andreas Scherer
The New Rules of Management by Peter Cook
Agile Project Management For Dummies by Mark C. Layton
Influence by Robert B. Cialdini
Measure What Matters by John Doerr
Inspired by Marty Cagan
Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek
Work Rules! by Laszlo Bock
The 4 Disciplines of Execution by Chris McChesney
The Lean Product Playbook by Dan Olsen
Good Strategy Bad Strategy by Richard Rumelt
Cracking the PM Interview by Gayle Laakmann McDowell
The Essential Drucker by Peter F. Drucker
On the Edge by Alison Levine
Head First PMP by Jennifer Greene
PMP by Kim Heldman
Risk Up Front by Adam Josephs
Cultivate by Morag Barrett
Finding Allies, Building Alliances by Mike Leavitt
The Project Management Coaching Workbook by Susanne Madsen
Project Pain Reliever by Dave Garrett
Brilliant Project Leader by Mike Clayton
Performance-Based Project Management by Glen Alleman
Project Management ToolBox by Dragan Z. Milosevic Russ J. Martinelli
Leadership in Project Management by Mohit Arora; Haig Baronikian
Agile Change Management by Melanie Franklin
The Project Manager's Guide to Mastering Agile by Charles G. Cobb
Epiphanized by Bob Sproull
Principles by Ray Dalio
Factfulness by Hans Rosling
Rocket Men by Robert Kurson
Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink
Clean Code by Robert C. Martin
The Magic of Thinking Big by David J Schwartz
The Power of Moments by Chip Heath
The Innovator's Dilemma by Clayton M. Christensen
The Idea Factory by Jon Gertner
The Success Principles by Jack Canfield
Deep Work by Cal Newport
The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene
The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor
The 5 Levels of Leadership by John C. Maxwell
Radical Candor by Kim Scott
PMP Exam Prep, Eighth Edition - Updated by Rita Mulcahy
Who by Geoff Smart
An Everyone Culture by Robert Kegan
The 360 Degree Leader by John C. Maxwell
Just Listen by Mark Goulston
Creativity by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Management Rev Ed by Peter F. Drucker
Traction by Gino Wickman
Virtual Freedom by Chris Ducker
User Story Mapping by Jeff Patton
Coaching Questions by Tony Stoltzfus
The Best Place to Work by Ron Friedman
A Guide to the Project Management Body of KnowledgeGuide–Sixth Edition / Agile Practice Guide Bundle by Project Management Institute
The Perfectionists by Simon Winchester
Agile Estimating and Planning by Mike Cohn
The PMP Exam by Andy Crowe
Facilitator's Guide to Participatory Decision-Making by Sam Kaner
PRINCE2 Study Guide by David Hinde
Project Management ProfessionalCertification Exam prep by Sohel Akhter
The Culture Code by DC
Growing Gills by Jessica Abel