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    Project Management: Navigating the Complexity with a Systematic Approach

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    Abdullah Oguz, New Britain, CT

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    ISBN 13: 9781936323999

    Publisher: MSL Academic Endeavors

    Language: English

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    Reviewed by Carolyn McGary, Associate Professor, Metropolitan State University of Denver on 1/5/24

    Covers what I would expect in a project management book. read more

    Reviewed by Shaun Adams, Adjunct Professor of Business/Acquisition & Procurement, Tidewater Community College on 1/14/23

    I've been teaching and applying Project Management practices for the past 17years in and outside of the classroom of Tidewater Community College, Newport News Shipbuilding, and MHI Ship Repair, LLC. I've been teaching and applying Project... read more

    Reviewed by Sangphil Kim, Associate Professor, Winona State University on 12/26/22

    This textbook covers all the chapters in Project management. However, some concepts are missing, especially some technical skills and managerial usages of those skills. Is it a good textbook for Project Management? It depends on how the instructor... read more

    Reviewed by Jared Emard, Professor of Practice, Oregon Institute of Technology on 12/10/22

    I've been teaching Project Management for Juniors and Seniors for 5+ years, and Oguz has everything (and a bit more) that I cover. read more

    Table of Contents

    • Preface and Acknowledgments
    • Interest/Adoption Form and Feedback/Report Form
    • Peer Reviewer Acknowledgements
    • Chapter 1. Introduction to Project Management
    • Chapter 2. Strategy, Objectives, and Project Selection
    • Chapter 3. Project Initiation
    • Chapter 4. Project Planning and the Project Scope
    • Chapter 5. Stakeholder Management
    • Chapter 6. Communication Management, Leadership, and Project Team Management
    • Chapter 7. Scheduling
    • Chapter 8. Resource Management
    • Chapter 9. Budget and Procurement
    • Chapter 10. Project Risks
    • Chapter 11. Monitoring and Controlling
    • Chapter 12. Agile (Adaptive) Project Management
    • Chapter 13. Closing the Project
    • About the Author

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    About the Book

    The world has become more complicated with the introduction and development of new technologies and methods, and novel risks such as Covid-19 pandemic. Competition has been tougher than it used to be. Organizations strive to keep up with the changes in the internal and external environment. In the light of unprecedented changes, project managers must be prepared in response to the demands from their organizations and key stakeholders like clients, customers and government agencies. This book covers the fundamentals of project management, and aims to guide undergraduate and graduate students to acquire the building blocks of project management. This book also includes Microsoft Project tutorials for project scope, schedule, resources, and cost, and monitoring and controlling.

    About the Contributors


    Abdullah Oguz is an Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems in the School of Business at Central Connecticut State University. He was a visiting lecturer at the Monte Ahuja College of Business, Cleveland State University. Abdullah has a Ph.D. in Information Systems from the University of North Carolina Greensboro. Prior to that, he worked as a senior member of the Projects and Technical Systems Department of the Turkish Customs Administration. His research interests include workplace cyberbullying, cybersecurity, societal implications of big data analytics, and the effects of IT use on social well-being. His research has been published in the Journal of the Association for Information Systems and presented at the ICIS 2019 Doctoral Consortium in Munich, Germany. Abdullah received the Best Reviewer Award at the 2017 Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), held in Boston, USA.

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