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Lewis, James P. 1941-

Overview
Works: 34 works in 275 publications in 4 languages and 17,777 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Study guides  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: HD69.P75, 658.404
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Most widely held works by James P Lewis
Project planning, scheduling, and control : a hands-on guide to bringing projects in on time and on budget by James P Lewis( Book )

51 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first edition of Project Planning, Scheduling & Control has gained widespread recognition and acclaim since its publication in 1991, and has made its mark as the first practical book on project management to come along in over 10 years. This revised edition expands and improves on the outstanding reputation of the first, and addresses recent key issues as continuous improvement and customer satisfaction. It now includes questions following each chapter, making it easier to learn and apply the principles, tools, and techniques this resource contains." "Project Planning, Scheduling & Control concludes with a sample project plan that incorporates all the elements in the text. Managers will find this to be extremely valuable as a tool for tailoring a program that meets the needs of their own projects. More than just a book on project management, Project Planning, Scheduling & Control gives you the tools to make your projects a success."--Jacket
Fundamentals of project management by James P Lewis( Book )

44 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: In today's time-based and cost-conscious global business environment, tight project deadlines and stringent expectations are the norm. With sales of more than 115,000 copies, Fundamentals of Project Management has helped a lot of business people meet or exceed those standards. The updated and revised third edition provides an unparalleled introduction to project management, along with new tools and techniques for planning and executing projects on time, on budget, and with maximum efficiency and productivity. This new edition includes: an overview of recent changes to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK); expanded coverage of project risk management; how to implement a Project Management Office (PMO); and much more. Clear and down-to-earth, this step-by-step guide explains how to effectively spearhead every stage of a project-from developing the goals and objectives to managing the project team-and make project management work in any company
The project manager's desk reference : a comprehensive guide to project planning, scheduling, evaluation, and systems by James P Lewis( Book )

25 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The ability to skillfully manage a project is essential in today's business world, both for the successes of the projects and for the project managers themselves - whose successes are generally recognized and rewarded. Whether you are currently involved in planning or executing a project, or just want to prepare yourself for the next opportunity, The Project Manager's Desk Reference will provide a template for managing your next project to its successful conclusion."--Jacket
Fundamentals of project management : developing core competencies to help outperform the competition by James P Lewis( Book )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In today's time-based and cost-conscious global business environment, tight project deadlines and stringent expectations are the norm. This classic book provides businesspeople with an excellent introduction to project management, supplying sound, basic information (along with updated tools and techniques) to understand and master the complexities and nuances of project management. Clear and down-to-earth, this step-by-step guide explains how to effectively spearhead every stage of a project--from developing the goals and objectives to managing the project team--and make project management work in any company. This updated second edition includes: new material on the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK); do's and don'ts of implementing scheduling software; coverage of the PMP certification offered by the Project Management Institute; updated information on developing problem statements and mission statements; techniques for implementing today's project management technologies in any organization--in any industry
Mastering project management : applying advanced concepts of systems thinking, control and evaluation, resource allocation by James P Lewis( Book )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Lewis's book details the finer points of project management success, including: Systems Thinking - Instead of the commonly held linear causal thinking (A causes B), learn how to review the entire picture (A causes B causes A causes ...); Scheduling Uncertainty - Discover how to keep projects on track, even when new developments and out-comes require sudden changes in direction; Managing Quality - Guarantee that performance (quality of work done) receives the same attention given to the cost, time, and scope of a project; Improving Project Management Processes - Practice strategies to continually review and improve processes, avoiding the danger of comfort and complacency; and Power and Politics - Acknowledge the existence of politics, and develop positive political skills to support your projects
Team-based project management by James P Lewis( Book )

14 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whether you're overseeing a new-product launch, the construction of a building, or a computer system installation, the people-management aspect of the job often causes the most problems. On the other hand, the people on your team can also be your greatest source of solutions and make your job much easier - if you apply a team-based approach to project management and understand how to use it effectively. That's what this book provides, in step-by-step detail. Team-Based Project Management shows how to motivate teams to be committed, efficient, and performing at their best. After all, a well-oiled team is the foundation of a well-run project!
How to build and manage a winning project team by James P Lewis( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Project leadership by James P Lewis( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Project Leadership focuses on the unique skills necessary for leading people in a project environment. Non-technical and accessible, it provides an easy-to-follow program for transforming yourself from a by-the-book manager into a leader capable of encouraging team members to plan, accomplish, and sustain excellence." "Project Leadership unveils a chapter-by-chapter program for developing the skills of a leader. You discover techniques for matching individuals' talents to specific tasks ... skills for delegating authority without fear of losing control ... physical approaches for quickly building rapport with other persons ... tips for acquiring credibility in an unfamiliar setting ... and much more."--Jacket
Working together : twelve principles for achieving excellence in managing projects, teams, and organizations by James P Lewis( Book )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accelerated project management : how to be the first to market by James P Lewis( Book )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Accelerated Project Management shows how you can reduce time on all your product development projects without adding unnecessary risk or cost."--Jacket
The project manager's pocket survival guide by James P Lewis( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Chinese and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on areas that can be stumbling blocks to successful project management, including a discussion of overlooked principles. It shows how to maintain project success even in today's environment of rapid change and innovation
The world class project manager : a professional development guide by Robert K Wysocki( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The World Class Project Manager focuses on the challenges and opportunities of building a career in project management. Combining over 50 years of experience in training project managers around the world, Robert Wysocki, James Lewis, and Doug DeCarlo offer a comprehensive and highly accessible resource for anyone interested in building or enhancing their careers." "Featuring a wide array of self-assessment tools and resources and showcasing best practices from the field, the authors show you how to determine your career profile and develop the interpersonal and leadership skills to complement your technical or functional accomplishments. In particular, they offer practical strategies for generating support throught the organization - creating a professional development plan, hiring the best team members, finding mentors, and delivering results."--Jacket
Modern methods for theoretical physical chemistry of biopolymers by Shigenori Tanaka( Book )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern Methods for Theoretical Physical Chemistry of Biopolymers provides an interesting selection of contributions from an international team of researchers in theoretical chemistry. This book is extremely useful for tackling the complicated scientific problems connected with biopolymers' physics and chemistry. The applications of both the classical molecular-mechanical and molecular-dynamical methods and the quantum chemical methods needed for bridging the gap to structural and dynamical properties dependent on electron dynamics are explained. Also included are ways to deal with complex problems when all three approaches need to be considered at the same time. The book gives a rich spectrum of applications: from theoretical considerations of how ATP is produced and used as energy currency in the living cell, to the effects of subtle solvent influence on properties of biopolymers and how structural changes in DNA during single-molecule manipulation may be interpreted. Presents modern successes and trends in theoretical physical chemistry/chemical physics of biopolymers Topics covered are of relevant importance to rapidly developing areas in science such as nanotechnology and molecular medicine Quality selection of contributions from renowned scientists in the field
The McGraw-Hill guide to the PMP exam by James P Lewis( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The PMI certification is the gold standard in the PM industry. PMI currently reports that they are certifying 2000 people a month and have been certifying at this pace for 2 years now. PMI expects that number to continue growing, especially in Asia, where project management is experiencing explosive growth and certification is increasingly important. The PMP exam is given 6 days a week at testing centers all over the world (there are about 200 test site in the US alone). The exam, which is taken online, consists of 200 multiple choice questions. This book is meant to be a comprehensive review guide and exam prep for those studying to take the PMP exam and is aligned with PMI's PMBOK (Project Management Book of Knowledge) 2000 edition. The McGraw-Hill Study Guide to the PMP Exam discusses skills included on the exam including: Estimating costs; Risk management; Quality control; Contract bidding; Effective communications; A special feature of this book will be sample exams on a web site. This will allow the user to practice an exam in a similar setting as the exam. These practice exams will also be automatically scored for the user to have instant feedback
Chan pin yan fa zhuan an guan li by James P Lewis( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in Chinese and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zhuan an guan li sheng jing : zen yang yun yong 9 da zhi shi ling yu. 5 da cheng xu cheng gong wan cheng zhuan an by C. S Lewis( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in Chinese and English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu dui zhuan an guan li de 9 da zhi shi ling yu,5 da cheng xu jin xing shen ru de shi wu tan tao,Nei rong bao kuo zhuan an de feng xian guan li,Zi yuan guan li,Ti sheng ping gu neng li,Fu he ke hu yao qiu deng nei rong
Zhuan an guan li san bu qu : cheng gong zhuan an gui hua, pai cheng yu kong zhi by James P Lewis( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern marvels( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Successes are impressive, but failures often contribute more to our knowledge. Nowhere is this more evident than in engineering, where a simple miscalculation can prove disastrous. Examines the following five events: a deadly explosion in Cleveland that killed 128 people in 1944; the collapse of a skywalk that killed 114 people at a Kansas city dance competition; the riveting collapse of a San Francisco mansion into a massive sinkhole; the 1931 Yangtze River floods that killed 145,000 people; and the "miracle mineral" that turned out to be an invisible killer
Xiang mu jing li an tou shou ce by James P Lewis( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in Chinese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Applying Advanced Concepts To by James P Lewis( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Fundamentals of project management : developing core competencies to help outperform the competition
Alternative Names

controlled identityLewis, Jim, 1941-

Lewis, Jim 1941-

Lūiss, Džeimss P. 1941-

Льюис, Дж 1941-

루이스, 제임스 P

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English (218)

Chinese (19)

Spanish (6)

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Fundamentals of project managementThe project manager's desk reference : a comprehensive guide to project planning, scheduling, evaluation, and systemsFundamentals of project management : developing core competencies to help outperform the competitionMastering project management : applying advanced concepts of systems thinking, control and evaluation, resource allocationTeam-based project managementProject leadershipWorking together : twelve principles for achieving excellence in managing projects, teams, and organizationsAccelerated project management : how to be the first to market