The AMA Handbook of Project Management

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INDEX

A
AC, see actual cost
accountability, 143
accounting charge numbers, 116
activities, 2
defining, 87–88
durations estimates for, 90–91
interdependences of, 2, 89
resources estimates for, 89–90, 143
sequencing, 88–89
actual cost (AC), 108, 109, 116–119
adaptive management life cycle, 476–479
adjourning stage (team-building), 154
agile methods
for community development projects, 486
for IT projects, 467, 468
AI (Appreciative Inquiry), 159
AIPM, see Australian Institute of Project Management
ambition, 243
analogous cost estimates, 98–99
ANCSPM (Australian National Competency Standards for Project Management), 22–23
APM, see Association for Project Management
APMBOK®, 19–20
APM Competence Framework, 23
Apollo program, 34–35
Appreciative Inquiry (AI), 159
“as-is” processes, 135
Association for Project Management (APM), 19, 23, 225, 271
assumptions, in PM plan, 50
asynchronous technologies, 431–432
attitudes, implementation of projects and, 39
Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM), 244, 271
Australian National Competency Standards for Project Management (ANCSPM), 22–23
authentic leadership, 380–383
authorities, in PM plan, 52
authority, 166
authorized work package (AWP), 112, see also work authorizations

B
Baldrige Criteria, 130–133, 138–139
barriers, 168
baseline
competence, 20
cost, 63–65, 98, 102
performance measurement, 115
behavioral assessment, in PMCAP, 245
bidding phase
in procurement, 209
in project contracting, 219
blogs, 431
body(-ies) of knowledge (BOK), 15–22
APMBOK® as, 19–20
argument for, 16
control over, 269
definition of, 466
European, 20
global, 15–16, 21–22
for IT project management, 466–467
P2M as, 20–21
PMBOK® Guide as, 17–18
Boran Ranch Mitigation Bank case study, 479–480
bottom-up estimating, 91, 99
BPM, see business process management
budgets
cost control, 64, 65
determining, 100–101
in EVM process, 114–115
in PM plan, 54, 55
bureaucratization of practice, 273
business ethics, 257–258

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