Project Management: A Behavioural Perspective 1/E ePDF

Level/Grade: Tertiary
Author(s): Du Plessis, Y (Ed.)
ISBN: 9781775956570
License: Perpetual licence
File type: ePDF
Project Management: A Behavioural Perspective is a book of inquiry and discovery, and offers a unique approach to project management. Unlike many other publications, it focuses on the human element or, more specifically, the behavioural aspects of project management including emotional intelligence, organisational energy, stress and conflict management, power and political behaviour and managing a project as a change process.

This work will provide students, practitioners, managers and researchers with some fascinating insights into the living world of project management and demonstrate how a complex web of human interactions leads to the success or failure of projects.

Project Management: A Behavioural Perspective is written from an open-systems point of view. Many project managers are well trained and educated in the principles and practices of project management methodology, but are not always equipped to deal with the behaviour of individual project stakeholders and the project team. This work focuses on how to identify what underlies people's actions to ensure appropriate behaviour and sustainable project delivery.

Each chapter is based on current literature and thinking, and blends theory and practice with case studies and practical insights. As a cohesive whole, this text demonstrates how people make a project successful but also what may cause it to fail.

This eBook is in ePDF format, which enables you to:
  • View the entire book offline on desktop or tablet;
  • Search for and highlight text; and
  • Add and edit personal notes directly in your eBook.
Country South Africa
Product Type Text Book
Author(s) Du Plessis, Y (Ed.)
Level/Grade Tertiary
Brand Not applicable
Imprint Pearson South Africa
ISBN 9781775956570
Licence Perpetual licence
File type ePDF
Format Fixed layout
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