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NMGT 6761 Advanced Project Management: Welcome & Course Readings

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NMGT 6761 Required Course Readings


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Shenhar, A., Levy, O. Dvir, D. (1997) Mapping the dimensions of project success. Project Management Journal. Vol 28:2 P5-13. 

Belassi, W., & Icmeli, O. (1996). A new framework for determining critical success/failure factors in projects. International Journal of Project Management, 14(3), 141-151. 

Sharlett Gillard, James Price. “The Competencies of Effective Project Managers: A Conceptual Analysis.” International Journal of Management. Mar 2005. Vol. 22, Issue 1; p. 48-53. 

Hauschildt, J., Gesche, K., & Medcof, J. (2000). Realistic Criteria For Project Manager Selection And Development. Project Management Journal, 31(3), 23-32 

Carbone, Thomas A.; Gholston, Sampson. Project Manager Skill Development: A Survey of Programs and Practitioners. Engineering Management Journal. Sep2004, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p10-16 

Dale Christenson, Derek H T Walker. Understanding The Role Of "Vision" In Project Success. Project Management Journal. Sep2004. Vol. 35, Issue. 3; p. 39-52 

Timothy J Kloppenborg, Joseph A Petrick. Leadership In Project Life Cycle And Team Character Development. Project Management Journal. June1999. Vol. 30, Issue. 2; p. 8 (6 pages) 

Back, Karla M.; Seaker, Robert. Project Performance: Implications of Personality Preferences and Double Loop Learning. Journal of the American Academy of Business, Cambridge. Mar2004, Vol. 4 Issue 1/2, p292-297 

Sotiriou, D., & Wittmer, D. (2001). Influence Methods Of Project Managers: Perceptions Of Team Members And Project Managers. Project Management Journal, 32 (3), 12-20 (8) 

Lee, David R & Sweeney, Patrick J. (2001) An assessment of influence tactics used by project managers. Engineering Management Journal. Vol. 13, Iss. 2; p. 16 

Gordon E McCray, Russell L Purvis, Coleen G McCray. Project Management Under Uncertainty: The Impact Of Heuristics And Biases. Project Management Journal. Mar 2002. Vol. 33, Issue. 1; p. 49 (9 pages) 

Abdomerovic, M., Blakemore, G., & Stewart J. (2000). Show it Simply. Project Management Journal, 31(4), 421-448. 

Jan Terje Karlsen. Project Stakeholder Management. Engineering Management Journal. Dec 2002. Vol. 14, Issue 4; p. 19 (6 pages) 

Savage, G.T., Nix, T., Whitehead, C.J., & John, D. (1991). Strategies for Assessing and Managing Organizational Stakeholders. Academy of Management Executive, 5(2), 61-75. 

Harrison, J. S., & St. John, C. H. (1996). Managing And Partnering With External Stakeholders. Academy of Management Executive, 10 (2), 46-60. 

Christoph Schneider, Suprateek Sarker. A Case of Information Systems Pre-Implementation Failure: Pitfalls of Overlooking the Key Stakeholders' Interests. Journal of Cases on Information Technology. Apr-Jun 2005. Vol. 7, Issue 2; p. 50 (17 pages) 

Jongbae Kim, David Wilemon. Strategic Issues In Managing Innovation's Fuzzy Front-End. European Journal of Innovation Management. 2002. Vol. 5, Issue. 1; p. 27 (13 pages) 

Bent Flyvbjerg, Mette K Skamris Holm, Søren L Buhl. How (In)accurate Are Demand Forecasts in Public Works Projects?: The Case of Transportation. American Planning Association. Journal of the American Planning Association. Chicago: Spring 2005. Vol. 71, Issue 2; p. 131 (16 pages) 

Bent Flyvbjerg, Mette Skamris Holm, Soren Buhl. Underestimating Costs In Public Works Projects: Error or Lie? American Planning Association. Journal of the American Planning Association. Chicago: Summer 2002. Vol. 68, Iss. 3; p. 279 (17 pages) 

Edmond Condon, Francis Hartman. Playing Games. AACE International Transactions. Morgantown: 2004. p. PM141 (6 pages) 

William N Robinson, Vecheslav Volkov. Supporting the negotiation life cycle. Association for Computing Machinery. Communications of the ACM. New York: May 1998. Vol. 41, Issue 5; p. 95 (8 pages) 

Chen, M. (2000). Selecting the right engineer, contractor, and supplier. AACE International Transactions, P7.1-P7.7. 

Douglas, E. E. (2000). Project trends and change control. AACE International Transactions, CSC.10, 10.1-10.5. 

Ertel, D., & Rudner, S. (2000). Scope change negotiations: Are write-offs inevitable? Journal of Management Consulting Inc, 11(2), 3-8. 

Kathleen M. J. Harmon, Bruce M. Stephan. Claims avoidance techniques: Best practices for contract administration. AACE International Transactions. Morgantown: 2001. pg. CD11, 6 pgs 

Pitsis, T., Clegg, S., Marosszeky, M., & Rura-Polley, T. (2003). Constructing the Olympic dream: Future perfect strategy of project management. Organization Science, 14(5), 574-590. 

Linda Wallace, Mark Keil SOFTWARE PROJECT RISKS AND THEIR EFFECT ON OUTCOMES. Association for Computing Machinery. Communications of the ACM. New York: Apr 2004. Vol. 47, Issue 4; p. 68 

Raz, T., & Michael, E. (2001). Use and benefits of tools for project risk management. International Journal of Project Management, 19 (1), 9-17. 

Jaafari, A. (2001). Management of risks, uncertainties, and opportunities on projects: Time for a fundamental shift. International Journal of Project Management, 19, 89-101. 

Stephen L Cabano. Do We Truly Understand Project Risk? AACE International Transactions. 2004. p. RI31 (6 pages) 

Iqbal "Bob" Noor, Robert L Tichacek. Contingency Misuse and Other Risk Management Pitfalls. AACE International Transactions. Morgantown: 2004. p. RI41 (7 pages) 

Walker, L. (2001). Advantages of risk-based project management. Occupational Health and Safety, 70(9), 161-163. 

Archer, D. (2002). Creating a risk management framework. CMA Management, 76 (1), March, 16-19. 

Bryson, John M, Bromiley, Philip. Critical Factors Affecting the Planning and Implementation of Major Projects. Strategic Management Journal. Jul 1993. Vol. 14, Issue 5; p. 319 (19 pages) 

Larson, P. D. (2000). Cost estimating and scheduling integration. AACE International Transactions, PS.01, 01.1-01.9 

Leach, L. P. (1999). Critical chain project management improves project performance. Project Management Journal, 30(2), 39-51. 

Lowell Lindstrom, Ron Jeffries. Extreme Programming and Agile Software Development Methodologies. Information Systems Management. Boston: Summer 2004. Vol. 21, Issue 3; p. 41 (20 pages) 

Bruce Pollack-Johnson, Matthew J Liberatore. PROJECT PLANNING UNDER UNCERTAINTY USING SCENARIO ANALYSIS. Project Management Journal. Mar 2005. Vol. 36, Issue 1; p. 15 (12 pages) 

Fayek, A. R. (2001). Activity-based job costing for integrating estimating, scheduling, and cost control. Cost Engineering, 43(8), 23-32. 

Back, W. E., & Moreau, K. A. (2001). Information management strategies for project management. Project Management Journal, 32 (1), 10-19. 

Max von Zedtwitz. Post-project reviews in R&D. Research Technology Management. Washington: Sep/Oct 2003. Vol. 46, Issue 5; p. 43 

Newell, Sue. (2004) Enhancing Cross Project Learning. Engineering Management Journal 16:1. P12-20 (8) 

McAdams, J. (2000). The essential role of rewarding teams and teamwork. Compensation and Benefits Management, 16 (Autumn), 15-27. 

Hofstede, Geert ( 1993) Cultural constraints in management theories. The Academy of Management Executive. Feb 1993. Vol. 7, Iss. 1; p. 81 (14 pages) 

Swaldan, Z and Hayes L. (2005) Hofstede Theory and Cross Cultural Ethics: Conceptualization, Review and Research Agenda. The Journal of the American Academy of Management. 

Cheng Lu Wang, Xiaohua Lin, Allan K K Chan, Yizheng Shi. Conflict Handling Styles in International Joint Ventures: A Cross-cultural and Cross-national Comparison. Management 
International Review. 2005. Vol. 45, Issue 1; p. 3 (19 pages)

Beena S Saji. Workforce Diversity, Temporal Dimensions and Team Performance. Cross Cultural Management. 2004. Vol. 11, Issue 4; p. 40 

Barry Shore, Benjamin J Cross. Management of large-scale international science projects: Politics and national culture. Engineering Management Journal. Jun 2003. Vol. 15, Issue 2; p. 25 

Roberto Evaristo. The management of distributed projects across cultures. Journal of Global Information Management. Oct-Dec 2003. Vol. 11, Issue 4; p. 58 (13 pages) 

Jugdev, K. and Thomas, J. Project Management Maturity: The silver Bullets of Competitive Advantage? Project Management Journal. Dec2002. pg 4- 14 

Michael E Raynor, Ximena Leroux. STRATEGIC FLEXIBILITY IN R&D. Research Technology Management. May/Jun 2004. Vol. 47, Issue 3; p. 27 (6 pages) 

Jerome Kanter, John J Walsh. TOWARD MORE SUCCESSFUL PROJECT MANAGEMENT. Information Systems Management. Spring 2004. Vol. 21, Iss. 2; p. 16 (6 pages) 

Shelley Gaddie. Enterprise programme management: Connecting strategic planning to project delivery. Journal of Facilities Management. London: Sep 2003. Vol. 2, Issue 2; p. 177 

Jeffrey K Pinto. Project Management 2002. Research Technology Management. Washington: Mar/Apr 2002. Vol. 45, Issue 2; p. 22 (16 pages) 

Other Readings

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