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Leading complex projects

Edward W. Merrow

Leading complex projects

a data-driven approach to mastering the human side of project management

by Edward W. Merrow

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Project management

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementEdward W. Merrow and Neeraj S. Nandurdikar
    ContributionsNandurdikar, Neeraj S., author
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD69.P75 M474 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 241 pages
    Number of Pages241
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26967474M
    ISBN 10111938219X
    ISBN 109781119382195
    LC Control Number2018008707
    OCLC/WorldCa1031054821

    Complexity Leadership: A Theoretical Perspective Ali Baltacı & Ali Balcı Ankara University, Turkey Abstract Complex systems are social networks composed of interactive employees interconnected through collaborative, dynamic ties such as shared goals, perspectives and needs. Complex systems are largely based on “the complex system theory”. Ed Merrow is the Founder and President of Independent Project Analysis and author of the new book Leading Complex Projects. Join us for this special presentation by Ed as he discusses why so many large difficult projects go awry and how a data-driven approach to mastering the human side of project management can lead to success.

      RICHARD J. HEASLIP, PHD, teaches Program Leadership Skills and Systems in Organizational Dynamics at the University of Pennsylvania. A former Vice President of project, program, and portfolio management in the pharmaceutical industry, Rick is the Founder of Programmatic Sciences, a consultancy that helps organizations to improve their management of uncertain and complex . The answer is to be found in the human side of major projects and explained in Leading Complex Projects (John Wiley & Sons, April ). Ed has spent 35+ years studying megaprojects at IPA and the Rand Corporation, analyzing the drivers of success and failure in capital projects, including very large, complex projects.

    Quantitative analysis of outcomes vs PMs at the individual level. Leading Complex Projects takes a unique approach to post-mortem analysis to provide project managers with invaluable insight. For the first time, individual PM characteristics are quantitatively linked to project outcomes through a major study investigating the role of project leadership in the success and failure of complex.   This book explores the professional best practices of international projects, emphasizing the importance of leadership skills and virtual teamwork to successfully navigate an international project. Along with discussions on the process groups, such as initiating, planning, execution, monitoring and controlling, and closing out, this reference.


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