The AMA Handbook of Project Management

By Paul C. Dinsmore; Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin | Go to book overview

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
Change

-489-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this book

This book has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this book

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
The AMA Handbook of Project Management
Table of contents

Table of contents

Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
/ 496

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Author Advanced search

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.