My Little Blue Book of Project Management

What, Where, When, Who, and How

by Deji Badiru



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 3/5/2014

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 138
ISBN : 9781491725689
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 138
ISBN : 9781491725696

About the Book

My Little Blue Book of project management presents a concise and succinct guide for managing projects at home, work, or leisure. It is, indeed, a little blue book. Both personal and corporate projects can benefit from the contents of the book, although the primary focus is on personal projects at home. We tend to be more organized at work than we are at home. Thus, a book focusing on applying project management at home is very much needed. The essential elements of project management are presented in My Little Blue of Project Management, where the common thread for managing any type of project, both big and small, is the personal commitment of the humans to the project at hand. Regardless of the efficacy of the computer tools and analytic techniques available for project management, the underlying foundation for success, in the premise of this book, is personal commitment. If the most effective tools are not used promptly and properly, no amount of wishful practices and corrective actions can make a precarious project successful. My Little Blue Book of project management advocates preempting project problems through advance planning, organizing, resource allocation, scheduling, and control of project activities. For ease of reference, My Little Blue Book of Project Management is organized in seven topical areas of What, Why, Who, Where, When, Which, and How.

About the Author

Deji Badiru is a professor Systems Engineering at the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT). He was previously head of Industrial & Information Engineering at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, and former professor of industrial engineering and Dean of University College at the University of Oklahoma. He is a registered professional engineer. He is a fellow of the Institute of Industrial Engineers and a Fellow of the Nigerian Academy of Engineering. He holds BS in Industrial Engineering, MS in Mathematics, and MS in Industrial Engineering from Tennessee Technological University, and Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Central Florida. His areas of expertise include mathematical systems modeling, , project modeling & analysis, management and control, economic analysis, productivity analysis and improvement. He is the author of several books and technical journal articles. He is a member of several professional societies and honor associations. He has won awards for his teaching, research, and administrative accomplishments.