4th Edition of AMA Handbook of Project Management published


12 June 2014 – New York, USA – AMACOM in the United States has announced the release of the 4th Edition of the award winning AMA Handbook of Project Management, edited by Paul Dinsmore and Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin.  Revised to reflect the latest changes to A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) and the Project Management Professional Exam ®, the fourth edition of this classic textbook provides readers with a clear overview of the project management discipline.

140612-pmwj24-ama-IMAGECovering everything from individual projects to programs and strategic alignment, the book addresses:

  • Project initiation and planning
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Scheduling, budgeting and meeting business objectives
  • Managing political and resource issues
  • Implementing a PMO
  • Measuring value and competencies

The book compiles essays and advice from some of the project management field’s top professionals and features new chapters on stakeholder management, agile project management, program management, project governance, knowledge management and more.  Updated with fresh examples, case studies and solutions to specific project management dilemmas, the book remains an essential reference to the critical concepts and theories that all project managers must master.

Paul C. Dinsmore, PMP, is an international authority on project management and organizational change.  An author of many books and articles on these topics, he has been honored with PMI’s Distinguished Contribution Award and is a PMI Fellow.

Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin, Editor-in-Chief for Project Management Solutions, Inc., and principle of The Word Source, LLC, has written about project management for many years.  She is also a recipient of the PMI Distinguished Contribution Award.

More about this book can be found at http://www.amacombooks.org/book.cfm?isbn=9780814433393

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Source: AMACOM