A Survival Guide for Project Managers (1998) by James Taylor

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By James Taylor

Undertaking managers desire particular units of abilities - technical talents to house tracking, monitoring, and controlling a undertaking, and human abilities to deal with the issues that continually come up while humans needs to interact. A Survival advisor for venture Managers blends those very diversified ability units right into a entire, all-in-one source ideal for an individual who must study the basics of venture administration.

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Industrial project management. I. Title. 4'04dc2197-35492 CIP 1998 James Taylor All rights reserved. Printed in the United States of America. This publication may not be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in whole or in part, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of AMACOM, a division of American Management Association, 1601 Broadway, New York, NY 10019 Printing number 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 To Karen Romano-Taylor, my wife and best friend, who makes everything in life worthwhile.

4/04 subject : Industrial project management. C. Brussels · Mexico City · Tokyo · Toronto This book is available at a special discount when ordered in bulk quantities. For information, contact Special Sales Department, AMACOM, a division of American Management Association, 1601 Broadway, New York, NY 10019 This publication is designed to provide accurate and authoritative information in regard to the subject matter covered. It is sold with the understanding that the publisher is not engaged in rendering legal, accounting, or other professional service.

The traditional, vertical organizational hierarchy, which was the model for all organizational structures since it was invented by the early Roman army until the mid-1900s, is too slow and inflexible to respond to today's competitive challenges, and information technology is being used, among other things, to disperse the workforce from centralized and expensive office complexes to smaller telecommuting sites or home offices. Other attempts to cut costs include the establishment of Page 6 cross-functional teams to use the resources of the company better, flattening the organization to reduce management levels and expedite decision making and communication, and using fewer but better-trained people.

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