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The AMA Handbook of Project Management, 4th Edition by Jeanette Cabanis-Brewin, Paul C. Dinsmore

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SECTION FOUR

Issues, Ideas, and Methods in Project Management Practice

Introduction

Project management practice is dynamic; it responds to technological, cultural, and sociological changes in the environment. In this section, authors highlight areas in project management where new trends and problems are creating new ideas and solutions.

The issues are broad and multifaceted, and the topics covered illustrate specific approaches to dealing with project management, ranging from political and cultural issues to alternative methodologies that can be applied together with project management principles.

Earned value measurement, an important method for keeping projects on track and communicating progress, is explained in detail in Chapter 33 by Lee ...

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