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Information Technology Project Management, 3rd Edition

January 2009, ©2009
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The Third Edition of Jack Marchewka’s Information Technology Project Management focuses on how to create Measurable Organizational Value (MOV) through IT projects. The author uses the concept of MOV, combined with his own research, to create a solid foundation for making decisions throughout the project’s lifecycle. The book’s integration of project management and IT concepts provides students with the tools and techniques they need to develop in this field.
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Table of Contents

1) The Nature of Information Technology Projects.

2) Conceptualizing and Initializint the IT Project.

3) Developing the Project Charter and Baseline Project Plan.

4) The Human Side of Project Management.

5) Defining and Managing Project Scope.

6) The Work Breakdown Structure and Project Estimation.

7) The Project Schedule and Budget.

8) Managing Project Risk.

9) Project Communication, Tracking, and Reporting.

10) IT Project Quality Management.

11) Managing Organizational Change, Resistance, and Conflict.

12) Project Procurement Management and Outsourcing.

13) Leadership and Ethics.

14) Project Implementation, Closure, and Evaluation.
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Author Information

Jack T. Marchewka is an associate professor, the Barsema Professor of Management Information Systems, and the director of the Business Information Technology Transfer Center (BITTC) at Northern Illinois University. He received his Ph.D. from Georgia State University's department of Computer Information Systems in 1994 and was a former faculty member at Kennesaw State University. Prior to entering academia, Dr. Marchewka was a vice president of MIS for a healthcare company in Atlanta, Georgia.
Dr. Marchewka has taught a number of courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and has been a guest lecturer at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University in the Netherlands. His articles have appeared in journals such as Information Resources Management Journal, Information Technology & People, Journal of International Information Management, and Journal of Informatics Education and Research.
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New To This Edition

  • Incorporates the latest Chaos studies and research conducted by the author and Tata Consultancy services in 2007.
  • Updated material on Project Management process and Project Integration Management.
  • NEW material on critical chain project management.
  • Hands-on, integrated case assignments in the form of “quick thinking” exercises and end-of-chapter cases. Can be used as classroom discussion tools or student assignments.
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The Wiley Advantage

  • Emphasizes MOV as a central theme in the text. 
  • Takes you through the different phases of the project life cycle and introduces the concepts and tools that are appropriate for each specific phase of the project.
  • Incorporates nine areas outlined in the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) into the basic concepts associated with information systems management and software engineering.
  • Integrates a knowledge management approach throughout the book. 
  • Includes a CD trial version of MS Project 2007™
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Purchase Options
Wiley E-Text   
Information Technology Project Management with CD-ROM, 3rd Edition
ISBN : 978-0-470-46565-3
November 2008, ©2009
$62.50   BUY

Information Technology Project Management, 3rd Edition
ISBN : 978-0-470-37193-0
440 pages
January 2009, ©2009
$142.95   BUY

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