Managing Stakeholders Expectations for Project Success – New Book Announced by J. Ross Publishing


27 November 2013 – Florida, USA – J. Ross Publishing has announced release of Managing Stakeholders Expectations for Project Success: Knowledge Integration Framework and Value Focused Approach, written by Ori Schibi, PMP. This book provides a practical approach to managing those things that matter most for project success—stakeholder expectations, communication, risk, change, and quality, so that scope, schedule and costs are on-target, and the project’s intended benefits for the organization are realized.

131127-pmwj17-schibi-IMAGEAccording to the publisher, this unique desk reference shows how to utilize the best practices, concepts, and methodologies found in PMI’s PMBOK® Guide and a few concepts from APMG’s PRINCE2, and how to leverage them in the context of organizational challenges and project realities. It also features new methods for successful project management that focus on understanding and managing stakeholders’ needs and expectations, communication, time management, and organizational politics and culture. The book’s content and design also make it a valuable resource for PMP® certification.

Key features of the book include:

  • Tips for deciphering organizational politics, and tools for analyzing all stakeholders to learn how to manage their expectations, how to treat them, what to expect from them, and how to design an effective communication plan, applicable and efficient for addressing each of their needs
  • Methods for reducing requirement and scope changes, and measuring the individual and overall impact of changes in the pipeline and their associated risks
  • Techniques and metrics for determining project health and interim performance beyond the traditional ways of measuring deliverables and results
  • Explains how to prioritize risks and responses based on organizational and project priorities so they align with objectives and success criteria
  • Demonstrates how to utilize and leverage best practices outlined in PMI’s PMBOK® Guide within the context of organizational challenges and project realities
  • Illustrates how to apply the knowledge presented and provides an integration framework for performing it properly

The author, Ori Schibi, PMP, is President of PM Konnectors, a company that provides a wide range of innovative business solutions to large and mid-sized organizations in diverse industries and government agencies around the world. Strategy, change management, project management, and business analysis are areas of focus.

Mr. Schibi has over 23 years of experience in driving operational improvements, process efficiencies, software implementations, project recoveries, PMOs, and complex programs to stabilize business, create growth and value, and lead sustainable change. He is a thought-leader and subject matter expert with a strong track record of delivering outstanding results and achieving high customer satisfaction.  Ori Schibi is a published author and speaker, and is a certified PRINCE2® (practitioner) with an MBA from the Schulich School of Business at York University.

J. Ross Publishing is an innovative and cutting-edge publisher of applied professional, business and technical books, multimedia, and online products for global professional markets.  At J. Ross we collaborate with industry leaders to provide critical and timely information that will keep today’s professionals on top of new and important advances in their fields. Our mission is to publish products that solve real-world challenges and offer insight into new and effective practices. The J. Ross Web Added Value Download Resource Center allows book buyers to access value-added materials that supplement and enhance their learning experience — giving them the opportunity to apply what they’ve learned.  Visit www.jrosspub.com.

Managing Stakeholder Expectations for Project Success: A Knowledge Integration Framework and Value Focused Approach, by Ori Schibi, PMP, and PRINCE2® practitioner; Published by J. Ross Publishing, October 2013: Hardcover, 6 x 9, 288 pages; ISBN: 978-1-60427-86-0; List Price $59.95. Information at http://www.jrosspub.com/managing-stakeholder-expectations-for-project-success.html 

Source: J. Ross Publishing