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Managing Projects (HBR 20-Minute Manager Series) by Harvard Business Review

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Index

accountability, 5, 23, 39, 65, 69

—activities. See tasks

—attitude, 63

—authority, 5

 

bar charts, 51, 54–55, 57. See also Gantt charts

bottlenecks, 63, 68. See also troubleshooting

—anticipating, 48

—correcting, 81, 86–87

—schedule adjustment for, 79

budgets, 5, 6, 7, 57

—ballpark, 9

—contingencies in, 39, 70–71

—cost categories in, 58–59

—developing, 37, 56, 58–60

—expenditure tracking and, 60

—flexibility in, 58

—overruns in, 26, 79–82

—progress monitoring against, 66, 69–71, 79, 80

—trade-offs in, 24–26

—Work Breakdown Structure in estimating, 26

build-up phase, 3, 6, 37–60

—activities, skills, and tools for, 8

—budget development in, 56, 58–60

—schedules in, 37, 44–56

—steps in, 37

—team, assembling in, 37, 38–43

buy-in

—stakeholder, ...

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