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Achieving Project Management Success in the Federal Government by Timothy Jacques, Jonathan Weinstein

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Foreword

The great challenge for government managers is to take the broad brushstrokes of their agency’s or organization’s strategy and mission and translate them into actions—actions that are effective and measurable.

The most well-meaning executives, managers, and elected officials can propose great initiatives but without the proper planning, leadership, and tools, their efforts may go nowhere. Effective government is measured by outcomes. Project management offers a disciplined approach that can turn those great initiatives into reality. Through a variety of real-life examples, this book shows how dedicated public managers have used the discipline of project management to achieve results.

The increased emphasis on oversight from Congress, ...

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