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Communicating Project Management. The Integrated Vocabulary of Project Management and Systems Engineering. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 2215511
  • Book
  • January 2003
  • 384 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
This integrated dictionary includes almost 2,000 terms in both project management and system engineering and software engineering by extension defined in a way that seamlessly integrates these overlapping and intertwined fields. Supported by illustrations and explanations that offer a practical context for the terminology, this one-of-a-kind resource bridges the gap between the separate vocabularies of these intersecting disciplines. Far more than a dictionary, this book includes reference sections that address the special problems of and techniques for communicating in the project environment.
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Foreword (Stephen Cross, Ph.D., William R. Duncan, Heinz Stoewer, MSC).


1. Communicating Project Management.

An overview of project communications that examines the four key factors: Participants, Techniques, Environment, and Language.

2. Facilitating Communication through Systems Management.

A set of process models that provide the project context. The models and ground rules help clarify vocabulary in a broad sense, and specific term definitions identified by the Visual Process Model (VPM).

3. The Collaborative Environment.

A characterization of the global environment created by professional associations and standards organizations and how it impacts project communications.

4. The Reference Project Cycle.

A sample project cycle and nomenclature using the terms and definitions in Part 5, including a template that can be tailored and used on projects.

5. Terms and Definitions.

6. Acronyms.

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Hal Mooz
Kevin Forsberg
Howard Cotterman
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