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

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CHAPTER SEVEN

Managing Special Problems and Complex Projects

images In this chapter, we look closely at a number of specialized issues, topics that are crucial to many project managers but are often overlooked in project management texts: planning and control on large projects, project portfolios, contracted projects, and projects with bureaucratic milestones. We conclude the chapter with a brief overview of two additional topics that have gained importance in recent years: establishing a project support office and managing virtual teams.

PLANNING AND CONTROL ON LARGE PROJECTS

Someone with a first-rate track record in managing small projects may be a ...

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