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Best Project Management Books

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Best Project Management Books
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Making Things Happen
Mastering Project Management (Theory in Practice)
Scott Berkun - 2008-04-08
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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 ...
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A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge
Project Management Institute - 2017-09-22 (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...
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Getting Things Done
David Allen - 2015-03-17 (first published in 2001)
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Since it was first published in David Allen's Getting Things Done has become one of the most influential business titles of its era, and the book on personal organisation. 'GTD' has become shorthand for an entire way of approaching the professional and personal tasks everyone faces in life, and has spawned an entire culture of websites, organisatio...
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Strategic Project Management Made Simple
Practical Tools for Leaders and Teams
Terry Schmidt - 2009-02-09
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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...
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The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management
Eric Verzuh - 2015-11-09 (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...
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Project Management Absolute Beginner's Guide
Greg Horine - 2017-02-16 (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...
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Project Management for Non-Project Managers
Jack Ferraro - 2012-04-18
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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...
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Brilliant Project Management
Stephen Barker - 2014-12-27 (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...
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Good To Great
Why Some Companies Make The Leap and Others Don't
Jim Collins - 2001-10-17
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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...
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The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time
Jeff Sutherland - 2014-09-30
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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...
Project Management by Harold Kerzner
The Effective Executive by Peter F. Drucker
The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg
Rescue the Problem Project by Todd C. Williams Pmp
Alpha Project Managers by Andy Crowe Pmp Pgmp
The lazy project manager, 2nd edition by Peter Taylor
Peopleware by Tom Demarco
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni
Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande
Project Management for Humans by Brett Harned
Project Management Lite by Juana Clark Craig
The Plugged-In Manager by Terri L. Griffith
The Lean Startup by Eric Ries
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey
Essential Scrum by Kenneth S. Rubin
The Deadline by Tom Demarco
Coaching Agile Teams by Lyssa Adkins
Project Management For Dummies by Stanley E. Portny
Agile Project Management For Dummies by Mark C. Layton
The Software Project Manager's Bridge to Agility by Michele Sliger
Agile Project Management with Scrum by Ken Schwaber
Project Management JumpStart by Kim Heldman
Start with Why by Simon Sinek
Risk Up Front by Adam Josephs
Be Fast or Be Gone by Andreas Scherer
The Toyota Way, Second Edition by Jeffrey Liker
Rapid Development by Steve McConnell
When by Daniel H. Pink
Decide by Steve McClatchy
The project manager who smiled by Peter Taylor
The Mythical Man-Month by Frederick P. Brooks Jr.
The Phoenix Project by Gene Kim
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
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
The Project Manager's Guide to Mastering Agile by Charles G. Cobb
The New Rules of Management by Peter Cook
Epiphanized by Bob Sproull
Project Management Case Studies by Harold Kerzner
Drive by Daniel H. Pink
HBR Guide to Project Management by Harvard Business Review
Agile Project Management by Jim Highsmith
The Hard Thing About Hard Things by Ben Horowitz
Influence by Robert B. Cialdini
Traction by Gino Wickman
Inspired by Marty Cagan
Measure What Matters by John Doerr
How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
Work Rules! by Laszlo Bock
Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek
Good Strategy Bad Strategy by Richard Rumelt
Hooked by Nir Eyal
Radical Candor by Kim Scott
The 4 Disciplines of Execution by Chris McChesney
Originals by Adam Grant
Cracking the PM Interview by Gayle Laakmann McDowell
Flow by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
The Essential Drucker by Peter F. Drucker
On the Edge by Alison Levine
Founders at Work by Jessica Livingston
Head First PMP by Jennifer Greene
PMP by Kim Heldman
Cultivate by Morag Barrett
Switch by Chip Heath
Finding Allies, Building Alliances by Mike Leavitt
Advanced Multi-Project Management by Gerald I. Kendall
The Agile Mind-Set by Gil Broza
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 Lean Product Playbook by Dan Olsen
What You Need to Know about Project Management by Fergus O'Connell
Talking to 'Crazy' by Mark Goulston
How to Manage a Great Project by Mike Clayton
Agile Retrospectives by Esther Derby
Digital Project Management by Taylor Olson
Managing the Unmanageable by Mickey W. Mantle / Ron Lichty Mantle / Lichty
Herding Chickens by Dan Bradbary
Death March by Edward Yourdon
Conflict 101 by Susan H. Shearouse
Project Management by Erik Larson
Identifying and Managing Project Risk by Tom Kendrick