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International Project Management

First Edition


October 2009 | 392 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
With project management becoming an increasingly global endeavour, a comprehensive and international student text that reflects this reality is essential.

Koster’s International Project Management does just that, systematically linking the key elements of cross-cultural management and the particularities of an international context, with the tools and techniques of project management.

With full pedagogical support including:
- a wide variety of examples and illustrations, including an in-depth, end-of-chapter case study with questions;
- student exercises and review questions;
- detailed further reading;
- a companion website, featuring PowerPoint slides, extra cases and indicative answers.

The textbook will be an indispensable resource for all students, both advanced undergraduate and MBA, with a project management element to their studies.
 
Preface
 
Introduction to International Project Management
 
The Context of International Projects in Terms of Organizational Strategy and Culture
 
Defining the International Project
 
Managing Risk and Uncertainty in an International Project
 
Planning the International Project in Terms of Time, Cost and Quality
 
Organizing the International Project
 
Implementing and Controlling International Projects
 
Leading International Projects
 
Communicating in International Projects
 
Co-Operating in International Projects
 
Learning in and Learning from International Projects
 
Glossary
 
Reference
 
Index

`An extremely useful book for anyone who is involved in international projects. It manages to bring across the complexity of the subject, including the 'soft factors' that are frequently forgotten, in a systematic way which is easy-to-understand and to implement in business practice. This makes an ideal choice for MBA programs and other professional degrees'.

Prof Anne-Wil Harzing
Department of Management and Marketing, University of Melbourne

This book provides a wealth of insights into the organizational, cultural and people aspects of project management. It effectively blends scholarship and practice with chapters offering cutting-edge research, real-life examples and useful project management tools. This volume is of significant value to both scholars and executives alike.

Gunter K Stahl
Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior, INSEAD

The book provides several snapshots which illustrate experiences of various organizations in managing projects...Exercises and review tasks are given at the end of each chapter to reinforce learning. Kathrin Koster offers structured, practical and relevant content on managing international projects and anyone associated with the profession of project management will benefit from this book.

Vilakshan, XIMB Journal of Management

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