The AMA Handbook of Project Management

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INDEX

A
Accountability, 75, 84, 153, 158, 171, 202, 212, 231, 310, 326, 336, 357, 416, 416, 442
Activity duration estimating, 84
Activity resource estimating, 83, 139
Activity sequencing, 82-87
Actual cost of work performed (ACWP), 97-101
Actual cost, 63–64, 97-102, 106
Actuals, 121, 128-132
Adaptive management, 469–474
Adjourning stage (teams), 146-147
Administration, 8, 56-57, 142, 156, 204, 207, 209, 340
Australian Institute of Project Management
(AIPM), 22, 226, 242, 252, 274
Analysis phase for software, 445
Association of Project Managers (APM), 18-20, 225, 253, 373
Assumptions, 28, 46–48, 71-75, 78, 92, 169, 179, 184, 188, 217, 316, 324, 402 Attitudes
and competence, 22, 38, 43
and project success, 31-32, 161, 182, 349, 406
and risk, 193
Audits, 274, 319, 422
and cost, 110, 114, 117
in PMP certification, 216, 217
postimplementation, 327, 330
and quality, 122-123
Authority, 138, 153, 158-160, 164, 315,
delegating, 146-147, 150
of project manager, 28, 49, 71, 121, 328, 337, 351, 356, 360, 426
Authorized work package, 104.109
Autonomy, 158, 238, 419
Avoidance
of claims, 206
of problems, 162
of risk, 192

B
Baldrige criteria, 128-129, 134
Baseline, 6, 29, 180, 337, 341, 382, 394, 472
cost, 60-62, 68, 94, 110-112
knowledge, 20, 249
schedule, 85–88
technical, 58, 465, 468
Beliefs, 276, 324, 357-358, 373, 381, 400, 402,
405
Beta test, 429, 456
Bidding, 61, 225
competitive, 40, 202, 233
design professionals and, 206, 208
Body language, 168
Body of knowledge, 15-16, 21-23, 69, 185, 211, 240, 251, 276, 436
Budget, 6, 8, 28, 52, 62, 94, 112, 217, 282
variance, 52, 64, 101-102, 115
Budgeted cost of work performed (BCWP), 97 see also Planned Value
Budgeted cost of work scheduled (BCWS), 94
Bureaucracy, 238, 244, 315, 323-325, 328, 427
Business Process Management, 125-126, 131, 135

C
C/SCSC 106 see also Earned Value
Management
Capability Maturity Model, 275, 281, 322, 436
Careers in project management, 5, 23, 220, 225, 226
Career paths, 240, 250, 260-262, 417
Cause-and-effect diagram, 122, 135
Certification, 212, 221, 225, 239, 442
exam, 212, 216-218
PMP, 211, 225
other, 241-243, 442
value of, 244
Champions, 40, 176, 193, 327, 421, 425, 430, 432
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