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international project management
International Project Management
byBennet P. LientzandKathryn P. Rea ISBN:0124499856
Butterworth Heinemann 2003 (277 pages)

This book provides specific guidelines for achieving greater project success and addresses a need for modern techniques in project management geared and suited to international projects.

Table of Contents
International Project Management
Part I - Launch Your International Project
Chapter 1 - Introduction
Chapter 2 - Define the Project
Chapter 3 - Identify The Project Leaders
Chapter 4 - Nail Down The Project Organization And Team
Chapter 5 - Develop The Project Plan
Chapter 6 - Use Technology to Your Advantage
Part II - Manage Your International Effort For Success
Chapter 7 - Manage the International Team and the Work
Chapter 8 - Manage Outsourcing And Vendors
Chapter 9 - Sustain Effective Communications
Chapter 10 - Deal with Issues and Use Experience
Part III - Types of Global Projects
Chapter 11 - Multinational Software Deployment
Chapter 12 - Mergers and Acquisitions
Chapter 13 - Marketing of a New Product
Part IV - Issues in Global Projects
Chapter 14 - Project Issues
Chapter 15 - Business Issues
Chapter 16 - Management Issues
Chapter 17 - External Issues
Appendix 1 - The Magic Cross Reference
Appendix 2
Appendix 3
List of Figures

International Project Management provides specific guidelines for achieving greater project success. It is the result of fifteen years of work on international projects by the authors across various project areas and industries. The authors address a need for modem techniques in project management geared and suited to international projects. They offer lessons learned from failures and problems in international projects, and suggest alternative solutions for project issues. Industry examples include manufacturing, distribution, communications, media, transportation, government, IT, marketing, energy, medical care, tourism, and others in forty countries across five continents.

The purpose of this book is to answer:

  • What is an international project and why is it different?
  • What are the critical success factors for managing international projects?
  • How are vendors and outsourcing managed across national boundaries?
  • How do businesses effectively address cross-cultural, social, and political issues?
  • How are international communications set up and coordinated?
  • What should a manager look for in an international project leader?
  • How does a business select the right vendors for an international project?
  • How are inadequate or incompatible infrastructure and technology issues overcome?
  • How are the legal and bureaucratic limitations on project management dealt with?

International Project Management

Bennet P. Lientz

Kathryn P. Rea

University of California, Los Angeles Los Angeles, California

The Consulting Edge, Inc. Beverly Hills, California

Amsterdam Boston London New York Oxford Paris San Diego San Francisco Singapore Sydney Tokyo

This book is printed on acid-free paper.

Copyright 2003, Elsevier Science (USA)

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Library of Congress Control Number: 2002111028

International Standard Book Number: 0-12-449985-6


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