O'Reilly logo

Managing Projects in Organizations: How to Make the Best Use of Time, Techniques, and People, 3rd Edition by J. Davidson Frame

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

INTRODUCTION

Understanding the Process of Managing Projects

images People have been undertaking projects since the earliest days of organized human activity. The hunting parties of our prehistoric forebears were projects, for example; they were temporary undertakings directed at the goal of obtaining meat for the community. Large, complex projects have also been with us for a long time. The pyramids, the Great Wall of China, and Hadrian's Wall were projects that, in their time, were of roughly the same dimensions as the Manhattan Project to build an atomic bomb or the Apollo Project to send humans to the moon.

All of us are constantly undertaking projects ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required