Leadership in projects has been under-represented in many of the most influential project methodologies, where the focus has been on management and process. The importance to project success of key roles such as project board member, executive sponsor, project manager, client representative or team leader, increases exponentially with the scale and complexity of the project. Kaye Remington's Leading Complex Projects draws on original, empirical research into successful leadership of complex projects, including 70 in-depth interviews with people, across a broad range of industries, selected for their roles in guiding complex projects towards successful outcomes. The book, structured around the major themes from the interviews, explains and applies emerging best-practice in a coherent and focused way. A potent combination of wisdom from leaders in practice and the latest knowledge from many fields of research will engage experienced practitioners, as well as those who are teaching and researching projects, complexity and leadership.Part. 1: How. We. Make. Complex. Decisions. rational. Decision-making. Our ability to make rational decisions has long been thought to distinguish human beings from other creatures. Decision-making theory based on the idea of rationalanbsp;...
|Title||:||Leading Complex Projects|
|Author||:||Dr Kaye Remington|
|Publisher||:||Gower Publishing, Ltd. - 2012-09-28|