It Sounded Good When We Started : A Project Manager's Guide to Working with People on Projects
Dwayne Phillips, Roy O'BryanISBN: 0471485861; 9780471485865;
A common-sense guide to real-world project management Common sense isn't always commonly practiced. Anyone who's ever worked on a project in a technical setting knows this. Indeed, much of working with others consists of solving unexpected problems and learning from mistakes along the way. It Sounded Good When We Started: A Project Manager's Guide to Working with People on Projects provides essential reading for project managers trying to understand the trials and triumphs that canarise in any project setting. The authors, both respected project managers with sixty years of experience between them, describe their own mistakes as well as the many valuable lessons they drew from them. Instead of trying to formulate these in abstracttheory, Phillips and O’Bryan tell the stories surrounding a particular project, providing a more memorable, real-world, and practical set of examples. Written in a distinctly nontechnical style, this is a general...