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PM World Journal is a leading online global project management (PM) eJournal, containing articles and stories about projects and project management around the world.  PM World Journal contains educational and informative articles, professional papers and information related to project management, contributed by leading authors, correspondents, experts and leaders from around the world of professional project management.

Gower is delighted to partner with PM World Journal, one of the leading online publications in the world of professional project management. Our contribution to this partnership is via articles submitted by Gower authors, and to offer PM World Journal readers a discount for purchasing Gower's growing range of books on project and program management.

Simply recover the discount code on the PARTNERS page under SPONSORS on http://pmworldjournal.net/ and then use it when ordering any of the books listed below. Just use your code to update your basket at checkout to receive the discount.

 

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A full list of the latest Gower Project Management books, and catalogues for specialist areas, can be seen here.

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Controlling Success
Marc De Goeij

Controlling Success

How to Implement Project Portfolio Management

Project portfolio management, if well-implemented, is an effective strategic decision-making process. The challenge is how exactly to do that and Mark De Goeij's intensely practical book offers a practical guide to selling-in and then implementing project portfolio management in any organization.

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Project Requirements
Steve Barron

Project Requirements

How many projects fall short of their objectives because they fail to establish the requirements of the stakeholders in sufficient detail? Yet the sheer complexity of articulating what may often be conflicting or confused requirements in a format against which a business and project plan can be developed often seems ignored in the excitement of a new idea or a proposed development. Steve Barron's Project Requirements unpacks the complexity of the ...

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Social Competence in Project Management
Roland Gareis with Dagmar Zuchi, Stefan Fiedler, Michael Stummer

Social Competence in Project Management

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A Practical Guide to Dealing with Difficult Stakeholders
Jake Holloway, David Bryde and Roger Joby

A Practical Guide to Dealing with Difficult Stakeholders

All project stakeholders have different needs, objectives, responsibilities and priorities. For many project managers it is disturbing to realise that some of their stakeholders may not be as co-operative and helpful as they expect. It could be a negative and powerful sponsor (the 'Anti-sponsor'), a demotivated team, low-maturity or unrealistic external clients, maliciously compliant gatekeepers and finance teams, or uninterested internal customers.Jake ...

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Project Stakeholder Management
Project Stakeholder Management
Pernille Eskerod and Anna Lund Jepsen

Project Stakeholder Management

Carrying out a project as planned is not a guarantee for success. Projects may fail because project management does not take the requirements, wishes and concerns of stakeholders sufficiently into account. Projects can only be successful through contributions from stakeholders. And in the end, it is the stakeholders that evaluate whether they find that the project is a success. To manage stakeholders effectively, you need to know your stakeholders ...

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Project Ethics
Project Ethics
Haukur Ingi Jonasson and Helgi Thor Ingason

Project Ethics

How relevant is ethics to project management? The book - which aims to demystify the field of ethics for project managers and managers in general - takes both a critical and a practical look at project management in terms of success criteria, and ethical opportunities and risks. The goal is to help the reader to use ethical theory to further identify opportunities and risks within their projects and thereby to advance more directly along the path ...

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Customer-Centric Project Management
Customer-Centric Project Management
Elizabeth Harrin and Phil Peplow

Customer-Centric Project Management

This short guide explains what customer-centricity means in terms of how you work and its importance for project performance; using tools and processes to guide customer-centric thinking will help you see the results of engagement and demonstrate how things can improve, even on difficult projects. The text provides a straightforward implementation guide to moving your own business to a customer-centric way of working, using a model called Exceed ...

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Business Architecture
Business Architecture
Jonathan Whelan and Graham Meaden

Business Architecture

A Practical Guide

Organizations today exist in an environment of unprecedented change. They do so against a backdrop of a global, competitive marketplace, the fast-paced enablement of technology, amplified regulation and accelerating organizational complexity. Many organizations are addressing change in a sub-optimal way and they are operating without a clear ...

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