A successful blueprint for getting projects done on schedule, under budget, and according to specifications-- every time! This Fourth Edition of the internationally bestselling guide to project management provides project managers-in-training, product developers, and team leaders with a quick and easy way to master the basics of project management. Using a lively, conversational style, project management guru Mickey Rosenau and Gregory Githens equip you with a set of fundamental principles and "tested-in-the-trenches" techniques for managing projects in virtually any type of organization. He also arms you with original, easy-to-use tools for resolving any technical, mechanical, or personnel problem that may arise over the course of a project. To make the complex discipline of project management easy to understand and master, Rosenau and Githens break it down into twenty-two chronological steps, grouped into five phases or processes-- from defining project goals and planning the work to leading the team, monitoring progress, and completing the project. Extensively revised to reflect the latest trends in the field, this Fourth Edition features completely new material on the role of integration in project planning and risk-and-issues management, as well as updated and revised coverage on such topics as the process view, virtual teams, new theories and practices of motivation, the quality view, project management offices, and more! Successful Project Management, Fourth Edition is an ideal primer for students and an indispensable quick reference for experienced project managers, team leaders, and new product developers.Rosenau, Milton D. is the author of 'Successful Project Management A Step-by-step Approach With Practical Examples', published 2005 under ISBN 9780471680321 and ISBN 047168032X.