Iwas thrilled when John Woods from CWL Publishing Enterprises asked me to write the second edition of this book, as it offered me an opportunity to introduce a whole new generation of readers of my book to an important project management concept: business savvy.

Project management is not known for revolutionary change, yet a subtle transformation has been taking place since the first edition was published. This transformation is nearly complete and can be expressed this way: project managers are now expected to be business-savvy. In addition to being proficient at the mechanics of project management (the primary focus of this book), today’s project managers must also understand that projects are financial investments. This simple ...

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