Project Management Case Studies

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The revised edition of the single-best source of project management case studiesCompiled by Harold Kerzner, the leading authority on project management, Project Management Case Studies, Third Edition presents the most comprehensive collection of project management case studies available today. Featuring more than 100 case studies, this essential book illustrates both successful implementation of project management by actual companies as well as the pitfalls to avoid in a variety of real-world situations.This new edition:Contains case studies illustrating successful and poor implementation of project managementRepresents a wide range of industries, including medical and pharmaceutical, aerospace, manufacturing, automotive, finance and banking, and telecommunicationsCovers cutting-edge areas of construction and international project management plus a new "super case" on the Iridium Project, covering all aspects of project managementFollows and supports preparation for the Project Management Professional (PMPr) Certification ExamProject Management Case Studies, Third Edition is a valuable resource for students, as well as practicing engineers and managers, and can be used on its own or with the latest edition of Harold Kerzner's landmark reference, Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling.Other powerful tools by Harold Kerzner, Ph.D.:Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling, Tenth Edition (978-0-470-27870-3)Project Management Workbook and PMPr/CAPMr Exam Study Guide, Tenth Edition (978-0-470-27872-7)

Author Biography

Harold Kerzner, Ph.D., is Senior Executive Director for Project, Program and Portfolio Management at International Institute of Learning, Inc. (IIL), a global learning solutions company that conducts training for leading corporations throughout the world.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. xi
Project Management Methodologiesp. 1
Lakes Automotivep. 3
Ferris HealthCare, Inc.p. 5
Clark Faucet Companyp. 7
Implementation of Project Managementp. 11
Kombs Engineeringp. 13
Williams Machine Tool Companyp. 15
Wynn Computer Equipment (WCE)p. 17
The Reluctant Workersp. 20
Hyten Corporationp. 22
Macon, Inc.p. 35
Continental Computer Corporationp. 37
Goshe Corporationp. 43
Acorn Industriesp. 49
MIS Project Management at First National Bankp. 56
Cordova Research Groupp. 70
Cortez Plasticsp. 71
L. P. Manning Corporationp. 72
Project Firecrackerp. 74
Philip Condit and Boeing 777: From Design and Development to Production and Salesp. 81
AMP of Canada (A)p. 105
AMP of Canada (B) (see handout provided by instructor)
AMP of Canada (C) (see handout provided by instructor)
Lipton Canadap. 118
Riverview Children's Hospitalp. 124
The Evolution of Project Management at Quixtarp. 145
Project Management Culturesp. 151
Como Tool and Die (A)p. 153
Como Tool and Die (B)p. 157
Apache Metals, Inc.p. 160
Haller Specialty Manufacturingp. 162
The NF3 Project: Managing Cultural Differencesp. 163
An International Project Manager's Day (A)p. 172
An International Project Manager's Day (B) (see handout provided by instructor)
An International Project Manager's Day (C) (see handout provided by instructor)
An International Project Manager's Day (D) (see handout provided by instructor)
Ellen Moore (A): Living and Working in Koreap. 177
Ji'nan Broadcasting Corporationp. 196
Project Management Organizational Structuresp. 205
Quasar Communications, Inc.p. 207
Jones and Shephard Accountants, Inc.p. 212
Fargo Foodsp. 216
Government Project Managementp. 220
Falls Engineeringp. 222
White Manufacturingp. 227
Martig Construction Companyp. 229
Mohawk National Bankp. 231
Negotiating for Resourcesp. 235
Ducor Chemicalp. 237
American Electronics Internationalp. 241
The Carlson Projectp. 245
Project Estimatingp. 247
Capital Industriesp. 249
Polyproducts Incorporatedp. 251
Small Project Cost Estimating at Percy Companyp. 258
Cory Electricp. 259
Camden Construction Corporationp. 263
Project Planningp. 267
Greyson Corporationp. 269
Teloxy Engineering (A)p. 274
Teloxy Engineering (B)p. 276
Payton Corporationp. 277
Spin Master Toys (A): Finding a Manufacturer for E-Chargersp. 279
Spin Master Toys (B): A New E-Chargers' Supplier (see handout provided by instructor)
Spin Master Toys (C): Keeping E-Chargers' Wings on (see handout provided by instructor)
Project Schedulingp. 293
Crosby Manufacturing Corporationp. 295
Project Executionp. 299
The Blue Spider Projectp. 301
Corwin Corporationp. 317
Quantum Telecomp. 329
The Trophy Projectp. 331
Concrete Masonry Corporationp. 334
Margo Companyp. 343
Project Overrunp. 345
The Automated Evaluation Projectp. 347
The Rise, Fall, and Resurrection of Iridium: A Project Management Perspectivep. 351
Missing Person-Peter Leungp. 391
Zhou Jianglin, Project Managerp. 399
Controlling Projectsp. 403
The Two-Boss Problemp. 405
The Bathtub Periodp. 407
Ford Motor Co.: Electrical/Electronic Systems Engineeringp. 410
Project Risk Managementp. 423
The Space Shuttle Challenger Disasterp. 425
The Space Shuttle Columbia Disasterp. 475
Packer Telecomp. 482
Luxor Technologiesp. 484
Altex Corporationp. 488
Acme Corporationp. 492
Conflict Managementp. 495
Facilities Scheduling at Mayer Manufacturingp. 497
Scheduling the Safety Labp. 500
Telestar Internationalp. 502
The Problem with Prioritiesp. 504
Morality and Ethicsp. 507
The Tylenol Tragediesp. 509
Managing Scope Changesp. 537
Denver International Airport (DIA)p. 539
Wage and Salary Administrationp. 583
Photolite Corporation (A)p. 585
Photolite Corporation (B)p. 588
Photolite Corporation (C)p. 591
Photolite Corporation (D)p. 596
First Security Bank of Clevelandp. 602
Jackson Industriesp. 605
Time Managementp. 609
Time Management Exercisep. 611
Industry Specific: Constructionp. 635
Construction Companyp. 637
The Lyle Construction Projectp. 647
Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited: Hong Kong Bank Headquarters (A)p. 657
Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited: Hong Kong Bank Headquarters (B) (see handout provided by instructor)
Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited: Hong Kong Bank Headquarters (C) (see handout provided by instructor)
Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited: Hong Kong Bank Headquarters (C1) (see handout provided by instructor)
Indexp. 677
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