Results Without Authority
Controlling a Project When the Team Doesn't Report to You
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
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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!
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.
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