The AMA Handbook of Leadership

Author: Marshall GOLDSMITH
Publisher: AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn
ISBN: 0814415148
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The AMA Handbook of Leadership features insights from best-of-the-best thought leaders and executive leadership coaches on topics from talent development, the arts and leadership, and competitive advantage through leadership, to leading across cultures, sustainability, executive transition, and many more timeless (and timely) issues. Filled with powerful examples and full case studies, the book includes previously unpublished articles from: Frances Hesselbein • R. Roosevelt Thomas, Jr. • Dave Ulrich • John (Jack) Zenger • Nancy J. Adler • John Baldoni • Judith M. Bardwick • Marshall Goldsmith • James F. Bolt • Marc Effron • Joe Folkman • Colin Gautrey • Paul Hersey • Maya Hu-Chan • Wendy Johnson • Beverly Kaye • Paula Kruger • Laurence S. Lyons • D. Quinn Mills • Howard Morgan • Luke Novelli, Jr. • Miriam Ort • Gary Ranker • Robert H. Rosen • Norm Smallwood • Andrew Sobel • Fons Trompenaars • Albert A. Vicere • Peter Woolliams • and Patricia Wheeler In a challenging business climate, enterprises look to their leaders. Some situations call for drastic change, while others require the fortitude to stay the course. Who better to help today’s business leaders than the greatest leadership thinkers of our time?

The AMA Handbook of Project Management

Author: Paul C. Dinsmore
Publisher: AMACOM
ISBN: 0814433405
Format: PDF, ePub
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A must-read for any project management professional or student. Projects are the life blood of any organization. Revised to reflect the latest changes to A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK(R)) and the Project Management Professional Exam(R), the fourth edition of The AMA Handbook of Project Management provides readers with a clear overview of a complex discipline. Covering everything from individual projects to programs and strategic alignment, it addresses: Project initiation and planning Communication and interpersonal skills Scheduling, budgeting and meeting business objectives Managing political and resource issues Implementing a PMO Measuring value and competencies. The book compiles essays and advice from the field's top professionals and features new chapters on stakeholder management, agile project management, program management, project governance, knowledge management, and more. Updated with fresh examples, case studies and solutions to specific project management dilemmas, it remains an essential reference to the critical concepts and theories all project managers must master.