Preparing for Project Management: A Guide for the New Architectural or Engineering Project Manager in Private Practice
- Publish Date: 1996-06-14
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: David J. Williams
This book is designed for the newly selected project manager, experienced project managers, and those interested in becoming one. This guide encourages project managers to build a basis of understanding with staff, top management, and owners as they assume the responsibilities of management and leadership. The two important themes of this guide are quality and productivity, which are both accomplished through good planning. Chapters include: Total Quality Management (TQM); Marketing; Project Quality, Planning, Control, and Completion; and Managing Projects for Profit. There is also a helpful Appendix that provides advice on decision making, professional ethics and etiquette, and dealing with the media.