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A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge

What’s new?

• Standard language has been incorporated throughout the document to aid reader understanding.

• New data flow diagrams clarify inputs and outputs for each process.

• Greater attention has been placed on how Knowledge Areas integrate in the context of Initiating, Planning, Executing, Monitoring & Controlling, and Closing process groups.

• Two new processes are featured: Identify Stakeholders and Collect Requirements.


Author Name: Project Management Institute

Publisher: Project Management Institute

The Steve Jobs Way: iLeadership for a New Generation

In iLeadership, Jay Elliot gives the listener the opportunity of seeing Steve Jobs as only his closest associates have ever seen him, and to learn what has made him – and the mystique of his management style – capable of creating tools so extraordinary that they have remade three industries and have transformed the way we create, consume, and communicate with each other.

Jay Elliot worked side by side with Steve as Senior Vice President of Apple and brings us his deep insider perspective of Steve’s singular iLeadership style – which encompasses four major principles: product, talent, organization, and marketing.

Jay shares the lessons that come out of Steve’s intuitive approach to show how the creative and technological brilliance of iLeadership can be utilized to drive breakthroughs in any organization, irrespective of size.

 Author Name: Jay Elliot (Author), William L. Simon (Author), Christopher Hurt (Narrator)

Publisher: Audible

Lean Thinking: Banish Waste and Create Wealth in Your Corporation, Revised and Updated

The authors begin by summarizing the five inherent principles in any lean system:

Correctly specify value so you are providing what the customer actually wants
Identify the value stream for each product family and remove the wasted steps that don’t create value but do create muda (waste)
Make the remaining value-creating steps flow continuously to drastically shorten throughput times
Allow the customer to pull value from your rapid-response value streams as needed (rather than pushing products toward the customer on the basis of forecasts)
Never relax until you reach perfection, which is the delivery of pure value instantaneously with zero muda. (The first part of Lean Thinking devotes a chapter to each of these principles.)
In the second part, the authors describe in detail how managers in a wide range of companies and industries – small, medium and large, North American, European, and Japanese – transformed their business by applying the principlesof lean thinking. Chapters are devoted to Pratt & Whitney, Wiremold and Lantech in North America, Porsche in Germany, and Showa Manufacturing in Japan.

 Author Name: James P. Womack (Author) , Daniel T. Jones (Author)

Publisher: Productivity Press

The Standard for Program Management

The Standard for Program Management – Second Edition continues to recognize good practices for managing multiple projects and programs successfully with even more knowledge areas and processes.What’s new?* Nine new Knowledge Areas, including Program Financial Management, Stakeholder Management and Program Governance. This helps ensure proper metrics are developed so that organizations can successfully manage large and complex programs.*14 new processes.Start meeting your standards for better project performance.


Author Name: Project_Management_Institute

The Custom-Fit Workplace Choose When, Where, and How to Work and Boost Your Bottom Line

The Custom-Fit Workplace explains how to navigate the changing landscape. It reveals cutting-edge strategies for managers, workers, and executives everywhere to fundamentally transform the way we work. Today’s tumultuous, 24/7 world is wreaking havoc on the fit between the workplace and workers and, unlessaddressed now, will put our families, health, and communities on a collision course with our jobs. It has never been more urgent to align work and life. The Custom-Fit Workplace shows you how to do this.

With examples from both private and nonprofit sectors, The Custom-Fit Workplace will help managers and employees at every level forge a unique work-life fit while boosting the bottom line. This is an eminently practical guide for anyone who wants to reshape the workplace, reclaim their lives, and build resilient, effective, and respectful organizations.


Author Name: Jossey-Bass

Risk and Management Accounting

This CIMA research report builds on a pilot study undertaken by the authors. A framework for risk management was developed as a result of the research. This research report describes the results of a major survey-based research study entitled ‘Risk and Management Accounting: The development of best practice guidelines for enterprise-wide internal control procedures to identify and manage risk; the contribution of and the consequences for management accountants’.

This CIMA research report shows:
* How (and why) organizations and their management accountants develop effective internal control systems to identify and manage risk
* How (and why) organizations and their management accountants construe risk in their professional and managerial roles


Author Name: Paul M.M. Collier

Quality Management Essentials

From the best-selling quality management author, David Hoyle, Quality Management Essentials is the perfect brief, yet authoritative, introduction to the fundamentals of quality management. Quality in organizations, large or small, is achieved with intelligent use of various concepts, principles, tools and techniques. For those coming to the subject for the first time, these philosophies associated with quality management can be quite overwhelming. This very readable book provides a fast track introduction and executive level appraisal of the field from a respected and experienced author.


Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

Agility Competing and Winning in a Tech-Savvy Marketplace

Most businesses are frustrated regarding their use of IT. Are they making the most of it and unlocking the potential of their workforce? Are they even using technology correctly? In Agility, Mark Mueller-Eberstein defines a new course that your business can use to join the elite ranks of optimized IT infrastructure superstars.
Mueller-Eberstein teaches you how you can exploit technology to take your business to a new level of success. But this book isn’t about how to be simply good or better at using IT. Instead, it describes the myths of IT that keep companies underperforming, frustrated, and unprofitable. Filled with global case studies from various industries, it’s about evaluating and prioritizing IT projects based on the impact on your business and about redefining exactly how strategy and technology implementation intersect, to create astounding business performance.
Publisher: Wiley Publishing, Inc

Management by Menu, Study Guide, 4th Edition

This text is widely used in schools and for self-study courses, and as a source for on-the-job training. It is also used as a reference book for foodservice managers. It gives us great pleasure to present to you the long awaited Fourth Edition of Management by Menu which continues to be unique in its presentation of the menu as a central theme that controls and influences all foodservice functions. Other books explain how to set up a menu but none of them tie the menu to overall management principles. Management by Menu, Fourth Edition begins with an introduction to the industry and then develops the theme of shaping the menu to best perform its function of controlling and directing the foodservice operation.


Publisher: Wiley Publishing, Inc

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