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Essentials of Project Management

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As seen in the April 2007 HR Magazine "Books In Brief" Section

You're leading crucial HR projects--everything from designing employee mentoring programs and facilitating cultural change to conducting legal compliance audits and indentifying activities for outsourcing. How do you ensure that your projects deliver their promised benefits? The Essentials of Project Management offers potent strategies, includnig ways to:

  • Assemble a talented project team
  • Break complex projects into manageable tasks
  • Get detailed projects back on track
  • Mitigate the risks inherent in every project

The Essentials of Project Management is part of the Business Literacy for HR Professionals series was developed jointly by Harvard Business School Press and the Society for Human Resource Management to educate HR professionals at all levels in the principles, practices and processes of business management. Drawing on rich content from Harvard and SHRM, these books provide a comprehensive overview of the concepts, skills and tools that HR professionals need to be influential strategic partners in their organizations.

Content Series Advisor Wendy Bliss, J.D., SPHR, has molded the books to address the business problems that are most often encountered by HR. Bliss, an expert on HR issues, is an SHRM faculty member; provides HR consulting, executive coaching and corporate training to clients nationally; and is the author of Legal, Effective References: How to Give and Get Them.

More information is available at www.shrm.org/books.

Also in this series:

 The Essentials of Strategy The Essentials of Corporate Communications and Public Relations The Essentials of Power, Influence, and Persuasion The Essentials of Negotiation The Essentials of Finance and Budgeting The Essentials of Managing Change and Transition Purchase the complete Essentials Kit and save!  


Additional Info

Name Essentials of Project Management
SKU 61.11502
Year published 2006
Page count 326
Publisher SHRM/ Harvard Business School Press
ISBN 9781591399247
Author Wendy Bliss
Format No