Managing Multiple Projects: Planning, Scheduling, and Allocating Resources for Competitive Advantage

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Lowell Dye
CRC Press, Jun 4, 2002 - Business & Economics - 342 pages
"Details time-efficient and cost-effective strategies to evaluate, select, prioritize, plan, and manage multiple projects. Presents proven methods and practical applications for the development of successful project portfolios and prosperous multiproject environments. Provides useful models and scheduling frameworks for increasecd quality and productivity."
 

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Contents

Project Portfolio Management and Managing Multiple Projects Two Sides of the Same Coin? James S Pennypacker and Lowell D Dye
1
Software Packages Dont Manage ProjectsPeople Do Curtis W Clark
11
Managing Multiple Projects in the 2Ist Century Lewis R Ireland
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Why Is MultipleProject Management Hard and How Can We Make It Easier? William J Olford
35
Multiproject Scheduling and Resource Allocation Jack R Meredith and Samuel J Mantel Jr
45
Effective Resource Management Debunking the Myths Michael McCauley Ann Bundy and William Seidman
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A Learning Loop for Successful Program Management Michel Thiry
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Programs Portfolios and Pipelines How to Anticipate Executives Strategic Questions Gregory D Githens
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Program ManagementTurning Many Projects into Few Priorities with Theory of Constraints Francis S Patrick
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Operational Measurements for Product Development Organizations Tony Rizzo
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New Problems New Solutions Making Portfolio Management More Effective Robert G Cooper Scott J Edgett and Elko J Kleinschmidt
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Juggling the Interdependent Project Portfolio Michael Singer Dobson
211
Program Management A Key for Integrated Health Care Delivery Systems Ken Jones and Jolene Weiskittel
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Managing Multiple Projects in Large Information Systems Organizations Steve Yager
239
Human Resource Allocation in a Multiproject Research and Development Environment Martien H A Hendricks Bas Voeten and Leon H Kroep
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The Big PuzzleMultiproject Management Is Redefining the Way Companies Handle Technology People and Vendors to Make All the Pieces Fit Clint...
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Multiproject Scheduling and Management Geoff Reiss
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Organizing for Multiple Projects Neal Whitten
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Improving Multiproject Management by Using a Queuing Theory Approach Nino Levy and Shlomo Globerson
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A Multiproject Management Framework for New Product Development Adriano De Maio Roberto Verganti and Mariano Corso
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Extensions to Multiple Projects Robert K Wysocki Robert Beck Jr and David B Crane
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The Toyota Benchmark Multiproject Development Centers Michael A Cusumano and Kentaro Nobeoka
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Multiple Projects Limited Resources Implementing Effective Project Management Bradley K Alston
299
Bibliography
309
Index
321
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