Testbank for Project Management: Achieving Competitive Advantage (4th Edition) by Jeffrey K. Pinto

  • ISBN-10:  133798070 / ISBN-13:  9780133798074
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    • Resource Type : Testbank
    • Publication: 2015
    • Authors: Jeffrey K. Pinto
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    Table of content:

    Chapter 1 Introduction: Why Project Management?
    Development Projects in Lagos, Nigeria
    “Throwing Good Money after Bad”: The BBC’s Digital Media Initiative
    Chapter 2 The Organizational Context: Strategy, Structure, and Culture
    Tesla’s $5 Billion Gamble
    Electronic Arts and the Power of Strong Culture in Design Teams
    Chapter 3 Project Selection and Portfolio Management
    Project Selection Procedures: A Cross-Industry Sampler
    Chapter 4 Leadership and the Project Manager
    Leading by Example for the London Olympics – Sir John Armitt
    Dr. E. Sreedharan, India’s Project Management Guru
    Chapter 5 Scope Management
    “We look like fools.” – Oregon’s Failed Rollout of their Obamacare Website
    Boeing’s Virtual Fence
    California’s High-Speed Rail Project – What’s the Latest News?
    The Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle
    Chapter 6 Project Team Building, Conflict, and Negotiation
    Engineers Without Borders: Project Teams Impacting Lives
    Chapter 7 Risk Management
    The Building that Melted Cars
    Bank of America Completely Misjudges its Customers
    Collapse of Shanghai Apartment Building
    The Spanish Navy pays nearly $3 billion for a Submarine that will sink like a Stone
    C hapter 8 Cost Estimation and Budgeting
    Sochi Olympics – What’s the Cost of National Prestige?
    The Hidden Costs of Infrastructure Projects – The Case of Building Dams
    Chapter 9 Project Scheduling: Networks, Duration Estimation, and Critical Path
    After 20 Years and More than $50 billion, Oil is no closer to the Surface: The Caspian Kashagan Project
    Chapter 10 Project Scheduling: Lagging, Crashing, and Activity Networks
    Enlarging the Panama Canal
    Chapter 11 Critical Chain Project Scheduling
    Developing Projects through Kickstarter – Do Delivery Dates Mean Anything?
    Eli Lilly Pharmaceutical’s Commitment to Critical Chain Project Scheduling
    Chapter 12 Resource Management
    Hong Kong Connects to the World’s Longest Natural Gas Pipeline
    Chapter 13 Project Evaluation and Control
    New York City’s CityTime Project
    Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner: Failure to Launch (with update)
    Earned Value Management at Northrop Grumman
    Chapter 14 Project Closeout and Termination
    Duke Energy and its Cancelled Levy County Nuclear Power Plant
    Aftermath of a “Feeding Frenzy” – Dubai and Cancelled Construction Projects
    New Jersey Kills Hudson River Tunnel Project
    The Navy Scraps Development of Its Showpiece Warship – Until the Next Bad Idea
    Appendix: Tutorial for MicroSoft® Project 2013


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