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Managing Quality in Projects – New Book by Ron Basu announced by Gower

PM PUBLISHING NEWS

25 December 2012 – London, UK – Gower Publishing in UK has announced the publication of a new book by Ron Basu, Managing Quality in Projects.  The book is featured in Gower’s Advances in Project Management Series.

managing-quality-in-projectsAccording to the Gower news release: Managing Quality in Projects shines the spotlight on an aspect of project management that can often be overshadowed by the pressure to deliver on time and on budget. Ron Basu’s investigation focuses initially on defining the dimensions of quality in project management and identifying sources of measurement for project excellence. He expands to discuss which tools can be used in the quest for project excellence; and the factors and processes critical to project success and maturity. The text also explores how the successes of supply chain management, Lean Thinking and Six Sigma may be gainfully deployed and offers case study examples.

A shared understanding and implementation of project quality, by those directly involved in project delivery and the project stakeholders will go a long way to ensuring a stable platform for delivering projects of excellence. It is also a fundamental building block in any organization’s strategy for improving consistency and achieving sustainable performance.

Dr Ron Basu is the founder of the consulting company, Performance Excellence Limited and a Visiting Professor at SKEMA Business School in France and a Visiting Fellow at Henley Business School, UK.  Ron is the author or co-author of ten management books including Managing Project Supply Chains (2011) also published by Gower.

The book is available in e-Book and extracts of the book are available for download from the Gower website.


Managing Quality in Projects,  by Ron Basu, published by GOWER; December 2012, 266 pages, soft cover, ISBN 978- 1-4094-4092-5; List price = £35.55; more at http://www.gowerpublishing.com/isbn/9781409440925.

Founded in 1967 and based in the UK, Gower is an independent publisher, widely recognized as a specialist in project management books and resources. Gower’s publishing programme includes a range of over 1000 titles from classic business and project management books through to the most challenging and cutting edge topics. Gower’s expert authors are continually developing new titles and are drawn from respected academic institutions and industries worldwide.  Gower’s project management home page can be found at  www.gowerpublishing.com/projectmanagement

Gower’s “Fundamentals of Project Management” Series provides practicing professionals and project students the fundamentals in definitive, shorthand guides to each of the main competencies associated with project management – www.gowerpublishing.com/pmfundamentals.

Gower’s “Advances in Project Management” Series includes books by leading thinkers in the project and programme management field. Click here to learn more: www.gowerpublishing.com/pmadvances

Editor’s note: Readers of the PM World Journal receive discounted pricing from Gower.  For more, visit http://pmworldjournal.net/?page_id=2212 or contact editor@pmworldjournal.net.

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