|Books on Project
- Ahuja, Hira; Project Management (Wiley).
- Project management from the construction contractor's perspective.
Excellent coverage of scheduling concepts.
- Archibald, Russell D.; Managing High Technology Programs and
- Good information and lots of it, but not very well-written.
- Dinsmore, Paul; Human Factors in Project Management (Amacom).
- Good coverage of matrix and related organizational issues.
- Duncan, William R., primary author, 1996 version; A Guide to the
Project Management Body of Knowledge (Project Management Institute).
- Describes generally accepted project management practices.
- Gilbreath, Robert; Winning at Project Management (Wiley).
- Construction oriented, but focus on "failure factors" provides
excellent insight into problem projects.
- Kerzner, Harold; Project Management: A Systems Approach to
Planning, Scheduling and Controlling (Van Nostrand Reinhold).
- Third edition is up to 1,000 pages. Comprehensive in most respects,
but inexplicably omits discussion of scope. Oriented toward larger
projects done under contract.
- Kezsbom, et al; Dynamic Project Management (Wiley).
- Occasionally gets into too much detail, but a generally solid
treatment of managing technology projects.
- Lewis, James P.; Project Planning, Scheduling & Control
- Practical and comprehensive although not intellectually rigorous
(especially regarding phases and life cycles). Very good coverage of
inter-personal topics. Scheduling discussions use mostly construction
- Love, Sydney F.; Achieving Problem Free Project Management
- Good reference for anyone managing multiple small projects. Falls
down (not enough detail) once you get a project team much larger than
- Mulvaney, John; Analysis Bar Charting (MPCS).
- Best treatment of basic network analysis techniques. Emphasis is on
analysis and use rather than defining logic.
- Thamhain, Hans J.; Engineering Program Management (Wiley).
- Good treatment from the government contractor's view. Covers more of
senior management role than most.
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