""Highlighting the practical side of real-life project execution, this massive reference stresses project management as an independent profession--detailing the varied applications where project management is used and examining the numerous and diverse project management responsibilities and tools.

part I|88 pages

Project Management

part II|41 pages

The Project Manager

chapter 1|6 pages

Academic Approaches to Project Management

chapter 2|8 pages

The Role of the Project Manager

chapter 3|3 pages

Authority of the Project Manager

chapter 5|15 pages

The Superior Project Manager

part III|99 pages

Early Stages Of A Project

chapter 1|5 pages

Project Conception

chapter 2|6 pages

Project Viability

chapter 3|5 pages

Early Scope Definition

chapter 4|16 pages

Selecting the Site

chapter 5|12 pages

Regulatory Requirements and Permits

chapter 6|12 pages

Financing the Project

chapter 8|13 pages

Selecting the Working Partners

chapter 9|9 pages

Proposal Management

part IV|97 pages

The Contract

chapter 1|14 pages

Contract Considerations and Contract Types

chapter 2|15 pages

Joint Ventures

chapter 3|11 pages

Preconstruction Phase

chapter 4|7 pages

Guarantees, Warranties, and Liabilities

chapter 5|12 pages

Risk Management and Insurance

chapter 6|31 pages

Claims Management

part V|61 pages

Project Release

chapter 1|3 pages

The Project Plan

chapter 2|14 pages

The Proactive Execution Plan

chapter 4|7 pages


chapter 5|11 pages

The Project Schedule

chapter 6|13 pages

The Project Budget

part VI|3 pages


chapter 1|6 pages

Design Considerations

chapter 2|6 pages

Mechanical Engineering

chapter 3|9 pages

Process Control

chapter 5|4 pages

Plant Layout and Piping Design

chapter 6|4 pages

Electrical Engineering

chapter 7|9 pages

Computer-Aided Design and Drafting

part VII|34 pages

Materials Management

chapter 1|10 pages


chapter 2|6 pages


chapter 3|8 pages


chapter 4|8 pages

Site Materials Management

part VIII|64 pages


chapter 1|4 pages

Home Office Construction Staff

chapter 2|6 pages

Labor Relations

chapter 3|5 pages

Methods of Execution

chapter 4|5 pages

Field Organization

chapter 5|8 pages

Field Cost Control

chapter 6|10 pages

Field Scheduling

chapter 7|5 pages

Field Material Control

chapter 8|6 pages


chapter 9|5 pages

Quality Assurance and Quality Control

chapter 10|4 pages

Safety and Security

part IX|44 pages

Controlling The Work

chapter 1|7 pages

Monitoring Progress

chapter 2|9 pages

Managing Costs with Precision

chapter 3|6 pages

Control of Changes

chapter 4|8 pages

Quality Assurance

chapter 5|5 pages

Document Handling and Control

chapter 6|4 pages

Financial Audits of Capital Projects

part X|42 pages

Project Acceptance And Closeout

chapter 1|30 pages

Project Completion

chapter 2|10 pages

Performance Tests

part XI|81 pages

Project Management In Selected Fields

part XII|107 pages

When One Element Is Dominant

chapter 1|7 pages

Small Projects

chapter 2|7 pages

Fast-Ttack Projects: A Case History

chapter 6|12 pages

The Multiproject Environment

chapter 7|16 pages

Modular Construction

chapter 8|29 pages

Climatic and Remote Conditions

part XIII|73 pages

International Projects

chapter 1|10 pages

International Marketing

chapter 3|39 pages

Executing the International Project

chapter 4|7 pages

Staffing the International Project

part XIV|39 pages


chapter 1|7 pages

Communicating for Desired Results

chapter 2|8 pages

Written Communications

chapter 3|11 pages

The Stand-Up Presentation

chapter 4|7 pages

Records Management

part XV|6 pages

Management Skills

chapter 1|7 pages

Time Management

chapter 2|7 pages

Effective Delegation

chapter 3|13 pages

Problem Solving and Problem Prevention

chapter 4|4 pages

Performance Management

chapter 5|8 pages

The Art of Negotiation

chapter 6|24 pages

The Personnel Department and the Project

part XVI|84 pages

The Years Ahead

chapter 1|7 pages

New Directions

chapter 2|11 pages

Development of the Profession

chapter 3|9 pages

Productivity: A Key to the Future

chapter 4|6 pages

The Business Roundtable

chapter 7|4 pages

Project Management in the Future

chapter 8|6 pages

The Years Ahead