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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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MY EXPERIENCES

I have worked with information age projects all my adult life. As an undergraduate and graduate student, I was immersed in information-based projects for homework assignments, computer programming, term papers, and finally my doctoral dissertation. In industry, I was a full-time project manager for seven years, running about twenty-five archetypical information age projects. Most of them involved the design of scientific research evaluation systems, software development, office automation, and the writing of technical reports. Like 99 percent of my colleagues, I learned project management on the job. In 1979, I left industry for academia, and since then I have been teaching graduate courses on project management.

Since 1983, I ...

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