© 2013, 7" x 10,” 114 pages
Product Code B173
By Jonathan Weinstein, PMP and Timothy Jaques, PMP
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The Government Manager’s Essential
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The Government Manager’s Guide to
This realistic cross-section of the
project management discipline in the federal arena will help anyone leading,
working on, or affecting the direction of a project team. It covers the entire
scope of project management from organization to methodology, technology to leadership.
This volume focuses on the three project management organizational dimensions
of culture, systems, and structure. Federal practices and successes in the
areas of communication, project leadership, stakeholders, and key competencies
are highlighted. The book offers clear and practical advice drawn from a
variety of project management successes in the federal arena.
Contents: The Evolution of Federal Project Management • Fitting
Project Management into the Organization • Building Strong Teams • Leveraging
Technology for Project Success • The Crucial Role of Communication • Leadership
and the Project Manager • Engaging Stakeholders • Project Management
Competencies and Skills • The Federal Project Management Framework •
Understanding Project Performance Management • The Promise of Project
Management in the Federal Government • Acronyms and Abbreviations • References
About the Authors
Jonathan Weinstein, PMP, has worked with agencies at all levels of government—local,
state, and federal; civilian and defense. He is a featured speaker at national
and international conferences.
Timothy Jaques, PMP, has worked in a variety of federal and state government
agencies, where he has managed projects, developed project management
methodologies and PMOs, and delivered training.
Jon and Tim are founding partners at
Line of Sight, which delivers project management, process engineering, and
organizational change management services to government and private sector
clients. They are coauthors of
Achieving Project Management Success in the
Government Manager's Guide to Appropriations Law
By: William G. Arnold, CDFM-A
Government Manager's Guide to Source Selection
By: Charles D. Solloway, Jr., CPCM
Government Manager's Guide to Contract Negotiation
By: LeGette McIntyre
Government Manager's Guide to Plain Language
By: Judith Gillespie Myers, PhD
Government Manager's Guide to the Work Breakdown Structure
By: Gregory T. Haugan, PhD, PMP
Government Manager's Guide to Strategic Planning
By: Kathleen E. Monahan
Government Manager's Guide to Leading Teams
By: Lisa DiTullio
Government Manager's Guide to Earned Value Management
By: Charles I. Budd,
PMP, EVP and Charlene S. Budd, PhD, PMP
Government Manager's Guide to the Statement of Work
By: Michael G.
Government Manager's Guide to Contract Law
By: Terrence M.