Results Without Authority

Controlling a Project When the Team Doesn't Report to You

 Results Without Authority

Author: Tom Kendrick, PMP
Pub Date: January 2012
Print Edition: $19.95
Print ISBN: 9780814417812
Page Count: 288
Format: Paper or Softback
Edition: Second Edition
e-Book ISBN: 9780814417829

Buy the book:

Buy the book thru Barnes and Noble. Buy the book thru AMAZON. Buy the book thru indiebound. Buy the eBook.
See other vendors.


Overview

When you’re in charge, but you’re not “the boss,” how can you get a project done? This book provides the answers you need!

It’s tricky enough to spearhead a big project when you’re the boss. But when you’re the leader of a team of people who don’t report to you, the obstacles are even greater.

Results Without Authority is the definitive book for project managers looking to establish credibility and control. A groundbreaker in the field, it supplies a start-to-finish system for getting successful project results from cross-functional, outsourced, and other types of teams. The completely updated second edition includes new information on:

• Agile methods and evolving project management tools

• Strategies for working with virtual teams

• Analytical versus “blink” decision processes

• The use (and misuse) of social media in project environments

• The myth of multitasking.

For project leaders lacking clear-cut authority, getting everyone on board—and keeping them there—can be a challenge. Results Without Authority is the must-have guide for getting the best results from your team.

About the Author

TOM KENDRICK has over 35 years of project and program experience, including senior positions with Hewlett-Packard and Visa. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®) and the author of several highly respected project management books, including Identifying and Managing Project Risk.

Search the full text of this book

Share

Order Now!

For single copy purchases of any AMACOM title, you can connect directly to the online retailer of your choice, from the list below, to buy the title you have selected. Most of our links will take you directly to that title on the site, making your shopping experience easier. You can also visit your local retailer, and if the book is not on their shelves they can special order it for you.

Retailers: Please contact us to change or add a listing.

Buying in Bulk?

We have very competitive discounts starting at 5 copies, as well as personal service, for bulk orders. Simply contact our Special Sales Department. Call 800-250-5308 or 212-903-8420 and ask for Special Sales. You can also email: SpecSlsWeb@amanet.org