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Author DeCarlo, Doug, 1942-

Title EXtreme project management : using leadership, principles, and tools to deliver value in the face of volatility / by Doug DeCarlo ; foreword by James P. Lewis ; afterword by Robert K. Wysocki. [O'Reilly electronic resource]

Edition 1st ed.
Imprint San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, ©2004.
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Description 1 online resource (xxxiii, 515 pages) : illustrations.
Series Jossey-Bass business & management series
Jossey-Bass business & management series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 497-499) and index.
Contents Developing a quantum mind-set for an eXtreme reality -- The eXtreme model for success -- Leadership begins with self-mastery -- The eXtreme project manager's leadership role -- Principles, values, and interpersonal skills for leading -- Leading the eXtreme team -- eXtreme stakeholder management -- Visionate : capturing the sponsor's vision -- Visionate : establishing the collective vision -- Speculate : the planning meeting -- Speculate : postplanning work -- Innovate : learning by doing -- Reevaluate : deciding the project's future -- Disseminate : harvesting the payoff -- Real-time communication -- Agile organization : a senior management briefing.
Summary Today's new breed, eXtreme projects are different. They feature high speed, high change, high complexity, high risk, and high stress. While traditional projects follow the classic model of ready, aim, fire, eXtreme project managers succeed by shooting the gun and then redirecting the bullet while not losing sight of their moving target.
Subject Project management.
Teams in the workplace -- Management.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Project Management.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Project Management.
Project management.
Teams in the workplace -- Management.
Leadership. (OCoLC)fst00994701
Project management. (OCoLC)fst01078797
Teams in the workplace -- Management. (OCoLC)fst01144690
Genre Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: DeCarlo, Doug, 1942- EXtreme project management. 1st ed. San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, ©2004 0787974099 (DLC) 2004015788 (OCoLC)55948064
ISBN 0787976814 (electronic bk.)
9780787976811 (electronic bk.)
0787974099 (alk. paper)
9780787974091 (alk. paper)
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