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Rescue the problem project : a complete guide to identifying, preventing, and recovering from project failure by Todd C. Williams

By: Williams, Todd C.
Publisher: New York, USA Amacom 2011Description: xxvi, 277 p. : ill. 24 cm.ISBN: 9780814416822.Subject(s): PROJECT MANAGEMENT | MANAGEMENT | CASE STUDIESOnline resources: Download as an eBook
Contents:
UNDERSTANDING THE PROCESS AND REALIZING A PROBLEM EXISTS : The basics of the recovery process ; Management's responsibility in identifying the problem ; AUDITING THE PROJECT: UNDERSTANDING THE ISSUES : Assessing the human role in project failure ; Auditing scope on a red project ; Determining the timeline constraints ; Examining technology's effect on the project ; ANALYZING THE DATA: PLANNING FOR PROJECT RECOVERY : Determining and initiating remedial action ; Building an extended project team ; Considering options for realigning technology ; Assessing how methodology affects the project ; How agile methodology can assist in a recovery ; How critical chain methodology can assist in a recovery ; Comparing the relative value of methodologies for project recovery ; NEGOTIATING A SOLUTION: PROPOSING WORKABLE RESOLUTIONS : Proposing and getting agreement on a recovery plan ; Dealing with “unprojects” ; EXECUTING THE NEW PLAN: IMPLEMENTING THE SOLUTIONS : Implementing corrective actions and executing the plan ; DOING IT RIGHT THE FIRST TIME: AVOIDING PROBLEMS THAT LEAD TO RED PROJECTS : Properly defining a project's initiation ; Assembling the right team ; Properly dealing with risk ; Implementing effective change management ; APPENDIX: Files on the 'Rescue the problem project' web site
Summary: Provides a step-by-step guide to rescuing a struggling project. Discusses techniques for identifying the fundamental cause of project problems and outlines four critical stages - audit, analyse, negotiate and execute - to getting a project back on track. Includes a range of real-life examples from the author's career as a project turnaround specialist. NOTE: Available as an Ebook.
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UNDERSTANDING THE PROCESS AND REALIZING A PROBLEM EXISTS : The basics of the recovery process ; Management's responsibility in identifying the problem ; AUDITING THE PROJECT: UNDERSTANDING THE ISSUES : Assessing the human role in project failure ; Auditing scope on a red project ; Determining the timeline constraints ; Examining technology's effect on the project ; ANALYZING THE DATA: PLANNING FOR PROJECT RECOVERY : Determining and initiating remedial action ; Building an extended project team ; Considering options for realigning technology ; Assessing how methodology affects the project ; How agile methodology can assist in a recovery ; How critical chain methodology can assist in a recovery ; Comparing the relative value of methodologies for project recovery ; NEGOTIATING A SOLUTION: PROPOSING WORKABLE RESOLUTIONS : Proposing and getting agreement on a recovery plan ; Dealing with “unprojects” ; EXECUTING THE NEW PLAN: IMPLEMENTING THE SOLUTIONS : Implementing corrective actions and executing the plan ; DOING IT RIGHT THE FIRST TIME: AVOIDING PROBLEMS THAT LEAD TO RED PROJECTS : Properly defining a project's initiation ; Assembling the right team ; Properly dealing with risk ; Implementing effective change management ; APPENDIX: Files on the 'Rescue the problem project' web site

Provides a step-by-step guide to rescuing a struggling project. Discusses techniques for identifying the fundamental cause of project problems and outlines four critical stages - audit, analyse, negotiate and execute - to getting a project back on track. Includes a range of real-life examples from the author's career as a project turnaround specialist. NOTE: Available as an Ebook.

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