Project Management Institute


  • PM Network

    What will replace project management?

    By Cleland, David I. Success contains the seeds of failure. A successful product or process (marketing, manufacturing, quality,service, etc.) strategy continued without continuous improvement will become vulnerable to…

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    Project management

    By Andersson, Mats Type A environments are those truly committed to the disciplined management of projects. In Type B environments, by contrast, 'project' is just a word and work is generally chaotic and unpredictable…

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    How long does it take to catch a fish?

    By Sietsma, Margo | Sietsma, Kees This article presents a discussion of how the methods of project management can be applied to the Research adn Development (R&D) industry. Although R&D planners regularly face a variety of problems,…

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    The board of directors and projects

    By Cleland, David I. Project management has moved out of the realm of a "special case" of management and is becoming recognized as a strategy to use in bringing about change in contemporary organizations. Senior…

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    Implementing project management in AT&T's business communications system

    By Ono, Daniel P. | Ross, Noel W. | Archibald, Russell D. This lengthy article describes how AT&T-after the divestiture of the Bell System and reorganization of the corporation-met the challenge of implementing an effective differentiating project…

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    Flat, Flexible Organizational Structures

    By Dinsmore, Paul An amazing number of papers (35) were grouped under the track heading “Flat, Flexible Organization Structures and Projects” at INTERNET’s 10th World Congress on Project Management held June ’90 in…

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    Creating an oasis

    By Walden, Andrea | San Filippo, Wayne K. | Martin, Sue C. In 1988, construction was completed on the Delta Air Lines Terminal 5 at Los Angeles (United States) International Airport (LAX), a $75 million fast-track project that won the 1989 PMI Project of…

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    Strategic Planning in Project Management

    By Dinsmore, Paul “Strategic planning lays the groundwork for successful project implementation.” Numerous specialists support this concept in articles published in project management literature over the last decade.…

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    Project management at the Woodland Park Zoo

    By Klein, Hank | Bierlein, John K. | Maxwell, James A. | Kubota, Thomas A. | Katagiri, Michael D. Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo began modernizing in the 1970s, and over the last decade, introduced several innovative concepts that turned it into one of the United States' world-class zoos. The…