Creating the Project Office. A Manager's Guide to Leading Organizational Change

  • ID: 2215909
  • Book
  • 336 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Three of the most important names in project management –– Randall Englund, Robert Graham, and Paul Dinsmore –– show how to create an organizational environment that will produce successful projects time after time.Creating the Project Office offers a wealth of illustrative examples from organizations that have put in place successful ′project office′ models and offers the step–by–step guidance managers need in order to revitalize their companies by creating project–based organizations that get results!
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Preface xi

The Authors and Contributors xvii

PART ONE: CREATING THE CONDITIONS FOR CHANGE 1

1 Leading Organizational Change 7

2 Clear Danger: Creating a Sense of Urgency and Economic Value 33

3 Powerful Forces: Building a Guiding Coalition 53

4 Focus: Developing and Communicating the Project Office Vision and Strategy 83

5 Tell the Tale: Harnessing Internal Support 109Robert Storeygard, 3M

PART TWO: MAKING CHANGE HAPPEN 125

6 Contact: Managing the Change 129

7 Implementing the Project Office: Case Study 167Alfonso Bucero, PMP

8 Keep Moving: Getting Your Arms Around Chaos 197Colonel Gary LaGassey, USAF

9 In or Out? Staffing and Operating the Project Office 219

PART THREE: MAKING CHANGE STICK 245

10 Looking Forward: Embedding Project Practices in the Culture of the Organization 249Dennis Cohen, Strategic Management Group

11 The Tale We Tell 277

Appendix: Templates for Project Office Planning 291

References 299

Index 303

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Randall L. Englund
Robert J. Graham
Paul C. Dinsmore
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