Whether you are a senior executive or a project manager, its your job to help your organization grow and increase its value to stakeholders. Project management is the unique organizational competency that manages change and drives competitive advantage with the outcome of delivering results in line with corporate strategy. A Guide to the Project ...Read MoreWhether you are a senior executive or a project manager, its your job to help your organization grow and increase its value to stakeholders. Project management is the unique organizational competency that manages change and drives competitive advantage with the outcome of delivering results in line with corporate strategy. A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide)Third Edition is the map to get you there. In 1983, Project Management Institute (PMI) volunteers first sat down to distill the project management body of knowledge. Today, the PMBOK Guide has become a global standard for the project management profession and is one of the best, most versatile documents available across major industries. It contains the fundamental, baseline practices that drive business results for any organization. The third edition has been updated to reflect the most current industry knowledge and practices. One of the most important changes is the evolution from generally accepted on most projects, most of the time to generally recognized as good practice on most projects, most of the time. Several chapters have been updated, rewritten or expanded to include the most current and pressing information facing project managers today. It also includes an expanded index and glossary. The PMBOK GuideThird Edition reflects the collaboration and knowledge of project management leaders who deliver business results. Successful project management is a constant advantage in the dynamic nature of todays organizations. Companies, non-profits, and government agencies around the world are turning to project management to achieve corporate strategic objectives. As recognition of the value of projectmanagement continues to grow, the PMBOK Guide will become even more of an indispeRead Less
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Project Management Institute, Newton Square, PA
The book is extremely helpful. If you want a good understanding of what Project Management is you will want to read this book. The table of contents outline the chapters in such a way that you can flip to the page you need without hesitation. The glossery of terms allow you to become familiar with the terminology of Project Management. Each profession has it's own language and this one is condensed into the book itself. A very good business reference to keep around even if you're not planning to get the certification status.
Sep 25, 2011
German Language Edition
NOTE that this is the German language edition. The bookseller refused to entertain the possibility of a full refund when I pointed this out and refused to acknowledge their error when I pointed this out. Be very careful before buying this book.
Jul 9, 2009
The book is laid out well. Very easy to read and comprehend.
May 14, 2009
Comprehensive, detailed, and thorough; Covers all aspects of pm
Apr 16, 2009
This book was very helpful for my project management class.
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