Creative, Efficient, and Effective Project Management

Book description

This book provides an in-depth discussion of creativity and its relationship to project management. Examining the five processes executed in a project, it discusses common and not some common tools and techniques for developing project management deliverables. It also provides suggestions for overcoming common challenges that project managers face. Each chapter includes a checklist and a case study on the application of the concepts presented. The book also indicates how the topics of discussion relate to the Project Management Institute's (PMI) Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK).

Table of contents

  1. Front Cover
  2. Contents (1/2)
  3. Contents (2/2)
  4. List of Figures
  5. List of Tables
  6. Preface
  7. About the Author
  8. Chapter 1: Creativity and Project Management (1/4)
  9. Chapter 1: Creativity and Project Management (2/4)
  10. Chapter 1: Creativity and Project Management (3/4)
  11. Chapter 1: Creativity and Project Management (4/4)
  12. Chapter 2: Creative Thinking Abilities (1/6)
  13. Chapter 2: Creative Thinking Abilities (2/6)
  14. Chapter 2: Creative Thinking Abilities (3/6)
  15. Chapter 2: Creative Thinking Abilities (4/6)
  16. Chapter 2: Creative Thinking Abilities (5/6)
  17. Chapter 2: Creative Thinking Abilities (6/6)
  18. Chapter 3: Groups and Creativity (1/4)
  19. Chapter 3: Groups and Creativity (2/4)
  20. Chapter 3: Groups and Creativity (3/4)
  21. Chapter 3: Groups and Creativity (4/4)
  22. Chapter 4: Challenges and Constraints (1/6)
  23. Chapter 4: Challenges and Constraints (2/6)
  24. Chapter 4: Challenges and Constraints (3/6)
  25. Chapter 4: Challenges and Constraints (4/6)
  26. Chapter 4: Challenges and Constraints (5/6)
  27. Chapter 4: Challenges and Constraints (6/6)
  28. Chapter 5: Laying the Groundwork for a Creative Environment (1/5)
  29. Chapter 5: Laying the Groundwork for a Creative Environment (2/5)
  30. Chapter 5: Laying the Groundwork for a Creative Environment (3/5)
  31. Chapter 5: Laying the Groundwork for a Creative Environment (4/5)
  32. Chapter 5: Laying the Groundwork for a Creative Environment (5/5)
  33. Chapter 6: Common Creativity Tools and Techniques (1/8)
  34. Chapter 6: Common Creativity Tools and Techniques (2/8)
  35. Chapter 6: Common Creativity Tools and Techniques (3/8)
  36. Chapter 6: Common Creativity Tools and Techniques (4/8)
  37. Chapter 6: Common Creativity Tools and Techniques (5/8)
  38. Chapter 6: Common Creativity Tools and Techniques (6/8)
  39. Chapter 6: Common Creativity Tools and Techniques (7/8)
  40. Chapter 6: Common Creativity Tools and Techniques (8/8)
  41. Chapter 7: Creativity Life Cycle Models (1/2)
  42. Chapter 7: Creativity Life Cycle Models (2/2)
  43. Chapter 8: Creativity and the Defining Process (1/3)
  44. Chapter 8: Creativity and the Defining Process (2/3)
  45. Chapter 8: Creativity and the Defining Process (3/3)
  46. Chapter 9: Creativity and the Organizing Process (1/3)
  47. Chapter 9: Creativity and the Organizing Process (2/3)
  48. Chapter 9: Creativity and the Organizing Process (3/3)
  49. Chapter 10: Creativity and the Planning Process (1/4)
  50. Chapter 10: Creativity and the Planning Process (2/4)
  51. Chapter 10: Creativity and the Planning Process (3/4)
  52. Chapter 10: Creativity and the Planning Process (4/4)
  53. Chapter 11: Creativity and the Executing Process (1/4)
  54. Chapter 11: Creativity and the Executing Process (2/4)
  55. Chapter 11: Creativity and the Executing Process (3/4)
  56. Chapter 11: Creativity and the Executing Process (4/4)
  57. Chapter 12: Creativity and the Monitoring and Controlling Process (1/4)
  58. Chapter 12: Creativity and the Monitoring and Controlling Process (2/4)
  59. Chapter 12: Creativity and the Monitoring and Controlling Process (3/4)
  60. Chapter 12: Creativity and the Monitoring and Controlling Process (4/4)
  61. Chapter 13: Creativity and the Closing Process (1/3)
  62. Chapter 13: Creativity and the Closing Process (2/3)
  63. Chapter 13: Creativity and the Closing Process (3/3)
  64. Chapter 14: A Baker’s Dozen of Takeaways (1/3)
  65. Chapter 14: A Baker’s Dozen of Takeaways (2/3)
  66. Chapter 14: A Baker’s Dozen of Takeaways (3/3)
  67. Glossary (1/2)
  68. Glossary (2/2)
  69. References (1/2)
  70. References (2/2)
  71. Back Cover

Product information

  • Title: Creative, Efficient, and Effective Project Management
  • Author(s): Ralph L. Kliem
  • Release date: October 2013
  • Publisher(s): Auerbach Publications
  • ISBN: 9781466576933