International Centre for Complex Project Management publishes first eBook


1 February 2013 – Canberra, Australia – The International Centre for Complex Project Management (ICCPM) has announced the publication and availability of an eBook by Michael Cavanagh.  This electronic-only book, Ethical Issues in Complex Project and Engineering Management, is the first of many now being planned by ICCPM.

icpmEthical issues in complex project and engineering management was written by Rev Michael Cavanagh and is available for purchase on Amazon.  The book is a discussion of ethics in complex project and engineering management, covering ethical tensions, process and product ethics and a discussion on thinking ethically. Ethical dilemma scenarios are also provided for consideration.  Visit http://www.iccpm.com/content/first-e-book-available.

According to Stephen Hayes, ICCPM Managing Director, “Ethical Issues in Complex Project and Engineering Management by Reverend Michael Cavanagh and is the first in what we hope will be a long line of ICCPM eBooks. We already have a number of budding eBook authors who have promised us material on various subjects related to complexity. Watch the website towards the end of February for the 2013 publishing schedule.”

Michael Cavanagh is the author of Second Order Project Management, published by Gower in 2011.  In his 40-year career, he has worked as a programmer, systems analyst, project manager, department head and consultant in a number of business sectors.  In recent years, he has focused on the transfer of knowledge and wisdom in an organisational context.  His work on experiential learning has led to research and consulting on systems thinking, forensic analysis of major project failures, ways in which project lessons can be derived, and corrective process improvement.  He is based in the UK.

The International Centre for Complex Project Management (ICCPM) is a not-for-profit organisation working to advance knowledge and practice in the management and delivery of complex projects. ICCPM was formed in 2007 based on an initiative launched in 2005 by Australian, UK and US Government bodies and defence industry organizations aimed at improving the international community’s ability to successfully deliver very complex projects and to manage complexity across all industry and government sectors.  ICCPM was formed to provide global leadership to achieve this exciting objective.  ICCPM works with partners and the international community to fund, facilitate and conduct applied research that advances knowledge and practice in the management of complex projects.  For more information about ICCPM, visit www.iccpm.com.

Source: ICCPM