Civil MDC

Leading Complex Projects: A Data-Driven Approach to Mastering the Human Side of Project Management by Edward W. Merrow, Neeraj Nandurdikar (Epub file version)

Complex industrial projects from around the world provide a solid basis for quantitative analysis of outcomes—and the PMs who drive them. Although the majority of the data is taken from projects in the petroleum industry, the insights gleaned from analysis are widely applicable across industry lines for PMs who lead complex projects of any stripe. Leading Complex Projects provides clear, data-backed improvement guidance for anyone in a project management role. Table of contents : Foreword ix Acknowledgments xi About the Authors xiii Introduction Executive Summary 1 Chapter 1 Getting Grounded 7 Foreword ix Acknowledgments xi About the Authors xiii Introduction Executive Summary 1 Chapter 1 Getting Grounded 7 Part One Chapter 2 Methodology and Data 23 Chapter 3 The Unique Demands on Complex Project Leaders 39 Chapter 4 The Traits and Skills of Effective Project Leaders 53 Chapter 5 From Personality to Practice 77 Part Two Chapter 6 Joseph Brewer 99 Chapter 7 Don Vardeman 109 Chapter 8 Nora’in MD Salleh and Dzulkarnain Azaman 125 Chapter 9 Jay Sexton 137 Chapter 10 Paul Harris 149 Chapter 11 David Young 163 Chapter 12 What Have We Learned and What Does It Mean? 179 Index 000

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