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Strategic Project Management : Contemporary Issues and Strategies for Developing Economies (Hardcover)

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Based on expert practitioners’ contributions from across the globe including Brazil, Jamaica, Malaysia, Pakistan, Thailand, the United Kingdom, and the United States,Strategic Project Management: Contemporary Issues and Strategies for Developing Economies offers modern experiences, best practices, and tools for individuals and teams working in projects spanning diverse environments in developing economies. The book answers the questions: what are the issues and challenges experienced in "developing" countries and how can effective project management practices address them? It then presents strategies and sustainable solutions.

The book covers the foundations of project management, highlighting particular strategies that may resonate with organizations across the globe, particularly developing economies. It includes dialogue on project success criteria and performance evaluation techniques, stakeholder management, program and portfolio management, managing knowledge in projects and case studies across industries such as ICT, education and law. In addition, the book showcases:

  • Diverse perspectives and experiences in the effective management of projects from the developing economies
  • The importance of project maturity through the adoption of sound strategic project management principles
  • Application of project management standards and practices in specific domains
  • Emerging tools and techniques that can enhance the management of different types of projects
  • Opportunities for future research and collaborations

The contributors share ideas, insights, and experiences for all forms of business projects with a core ICT artifact or supported by ICT to deliver the specific artifact, product, service, or result. The chapters discuss the range of issues found in managing different types of projects across many domains and countries and underline the similarities and nuances in managing projects with strategies that resonate in developing economies. The book, in a nutshell, gives you tried-and-true advice from experts that you can put to immediate use.

This book presents the challenges and best practices of project management within the context of developing countries. The book covers the foundations of project management, highlighting the particular strategies for developing nation contexts. The book also includes a section of chapters on project success criteria and performance evaluation techniques; one section covers government projects with case studies; there is a section on stakeholder management; a section on portfolio management; and a final section on applications by industry such as ICT and healthcare.

Number of Pages: 349
Genre: Business + Money Management, Political Science
Sub-Genre: Public Policy / City Planning + Urban Development, Public Affairs + Administration, Project Management
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Language: English
Street Date: August 18, 2015
TCIN: 46769134
UPC: 9781482225129
Item Number (DPCI): 247-51-8974
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