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HINF 6190 Project Management: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

HINF 6190 Required Course Readings

The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Anderson, B. (2010). Project leadership and the art of managing relationships. T+D, 64(3), 58–63.

Augustine, S., Payne, B., Sencindiver, F., & Woodcock, S. (2005). Agile project management: Steering from the edges. Communications of the ACM, 48(12), 85–89.

Besner, C., & Hobbs, B. (2008). Discriminating contexts and project management best practices on innovative and noninnovative projects. Project Management Journal, 39, S123–S134. 

Buelow, J. R., Zuckweiler, K. M., & Rosacker, K. M. (2010). Evaluation methods for hospital projects. Hospital Topics, 88(1), 10–17.

Bower, D. C., & Walker, D. H. T. (2007). Planning knowledge for phased rollout projects. Project Management Journal, 38(3), 45–60. 

Conforto, E. C., & Amaral, D. C. (2010). Evaluating an agile method for planning and controlling innovative projects. Project Management Journal, 41(2), 73–80.  

Fernandez, D. J., & Fernandez, J. D. (2008/2009). Agile project management: Agilism versus traditional approaches. Journal of Computer Information Systems, 49(2), 10–17.

Fithen, R. (2003). IT project closure. Risk Management, 50(10), 22.

Flynn, A. B., & Mangione, T. J. (2008). Five steps to a winning project team. Healthcare Executive, 23(1), 54–55.

Flynn, D., Pan, G., Keil, M., & Mähring, M. (2009). De-escalating IT projects: The DMM model. Communications of the ACM, 52(10), 131–134. 

Gillard, S. (2005). Managing IT projects: Communication pitfalls and bridges. Journal of Information Science, 31(1), 37–43.

Glaser, J. (2009). Strategies for ensuring an IT project delivers value. Healthcare Financial Management, 63(7), 28–31.

Gulliver, F. R. (1987). Post-project appraisals pay. Harvard Business Review, 65(2), 128–132.

Hefner, D., & Malcolm, C. (2002). 15 essential steps of IT project management. Healthcare Financial Management, 56(2), 76–78.

Herroelen, W. (2005). Project scheduling—theory and practice. Production and Operations Management, 14(4), 413–432.

Kauffmann, P., Keating, C., & Considine, C. (2002). Using earned value methods to substantiate change-of-scope claims. Engineering Management Journal, 14(1), 13–20.

Keil, M., & Montealegre, R. (2000). Cutting your losses: Extricating your organization when a big project goes awry. Sloan Management Review, 41(3), 55–68.

Kitzmiller, R., Hunt, E., & Sproat, S. B. (2006). Adopting best practices: "Agility" moves from software development to healthcare project management. CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 24(2), 75–82.

Kloppenborg, T. J., & Petrick, J. A. (2004). Managing project quality. Quality Progress, 37(9), 63–68.

Kotnour, T., & Vergopia, C. (2005). Learning-based project reviews: Observations and lessons learned from the Kennedy Space Center. Engineering Management Journal, 17(4), 30–38.

Kropf, R., & Scalzi, G. (2008). Great project management = IT success. Physician Executive, 34(3), 38–40.

Kutsch, E., & Hall, M. (2010). Deliberate ignorance in project risk management. International Journal of Project Management, 28(3), 245–255. 

Lee, G., & Xia, W. (2010). Toward agile: An integrated analysis of quantitative and qualitative field data on software development agility. MIS Quarterly, 34(1), 87-114.

Lierni, P. C., & Ribière, V. M. (2008). The relationship between improving the management of projects and the use of KM. VINE: The Journal of Information and Knowledge Management Systems, 38(1), 133–146.

Lindstrom, L., & Jeffries, R. (2004). Extreme programming and agile software development methodologies. Information Systems Management, 21(3), 41–52.

Menches, C. L., & Hanna, A. S. (2006). Quantitative measurement of successful performance from the project manager’s perspective. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 132(12), 1284–1293.

Morris, R. (2010). The insanity of failing projects continues. Industrial Management, 52(2), 21–24.

Nelson, R. R., & Jansen, K. J. (2009). Mapping and managing momentum in IT projects. MIS Quarterly Executive, 8(3), 141–148.

Palomo, J., Insua, D. R., & Ruggeri, F. (2007). Modeling external risks in project management. Risk Analysis: An International Journal, 27(4), 961–978.

Pavlak, A. (2004). Project troubleshooting: Tiger Teams for reactive risk management. Project Management Journal, 35(4), 5–14. 

Purvis, R. L., & McCray, G. E. (1999). Project assessment: A tool for improving project management. Information Systems Management, 16(1), 55–60.

Saarinen, T., & Vepsalainen, A. P. J. (1994). Procurement strategies for information systems. Journal of Management Information Systems, 11(2), 187–208.

Seyedhoseini, S. M., Noori, S., & Hatefi, M. A. (2009). An integrated methodology for assessment and selection of the project risk response actions. Risk Analysis: An International Journal, 29(5), 752-763

Sicotte, C., Paré, G., Moreault, M.-P., & Paccioni, A. (2006). A risk assessment of two interorganizational clinical information systems. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 13(5), 557–566.

Skulmoski, G. J., & Hartman, F. T. (2010). Information systems project manager soft competencies: A project-phase investigation. Project Management Journal, 41(1), 61–80. 

Suri, P. K., & Bhushan, B. (2008). Simulator for optimization of software project cost and schedule. Journal of Computer Science, 4(12), 1030–1035. 

Taylor, H. (2006). Critical risks in outsourced IT projects: The intractable and the unforeseen. Communications of the ACM, 49(11), 75–79. 

Thomas, R. (2004). Using metrics to achieve optimal ROI. Healthcare Financial Management, 58(4), 98–99. 

Vang, E., & Cargile, T. (2008). Which constraints keep you up at night? MultiLingual, 19(7), 32–33.

Wyllie, T. (2004). Back to basics—practical magic for project management success. CMA Management, 78(2), 32–35.

Other Readings

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