This book is about project success and the secret to achieving this success, effective project leadership. Filled with samples, templates, and guidelines, it covers the five principles of effective project leadership: building vision, nurturing collaboration, promoting performance, cultivating learning, and ensuring results. Using non-technical language, this practical guide explains how to integrate these principles into daily work to help you effectively set up, manage, and align your projects for success.
Some special features of the book: Explains the principles encompassing the core of effective leadership and shows how to apply them to everyday projects; Discusses setting up, managing, and aligning projects to meet business needs; Illustrates how project leadership works through numerous real-world case studies; Describes how to rescue projects in trouble and close them successfully;
Thomas Juli, PhD is an experienced, enthusiastic, and results-driven manager. He provides leading-edge program and operational management, offering more than 12 years of progressive leadership and management experience in various functions including project and program management, management consulting, business analysis, professional training, and academic teaching. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®) by the Project Management Institute and a Certified Scrum Master (CSM) by the Scrum Alliance.
He is managing director of Thomas Juli Empowerment Partners, a professional service organization for innovative empowerment, consulting, and interim management. Prior to starting his own consulting business, Juli worked for SAP and two leading management and IT consultancies, Sapient and Cambridge Technology Partners. He consulted for various companies in telecommunications, energy, manufacturing banking and the public sector. He has spoken at conferences on project management and customer relationship management and has written articles on project management for professional journals. Before entering business, Juli was engaged in research in the fields of economics and U.S. foreign policy. He holds a doctorate with distinction in international studies from the University of Miami, and a masters degree in economics from Washington University in St. Louis.
According to PMForum’s Managing Editor David Pells, “I had an opportunity to chat briefly with Mr. Juli at the PMI Global Congress in October, during which he mentioned his new book. Now I see that it is a good addition to a project manager’s library. We are happy to offer it in our GiveAways program.”
Leadership Principles for Project Success; by Thomas Juli; published by CRC Press; ISBN 978-1-4398-3461-
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