Cybernetic Approach to Project Management

Authors: Lent, Bogdan

  • New method of project management with cybernetic approach
  • Well structured third order cybernetics with easily endorsable mental model of L-Timer helps to navigate within the complexity of project management
  • An emphasis on human factor role in project success – in particular the personality of project manager – focuses the attention of readers on underestimated and yet decisive projects success factors
  • The newest ISO 21500:2012 standard is fully covered​
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About this book

This book attempts to reflect the project reality as closely as possible, covering the ISO 21500:2012 standard that has just been introduced and the benefits from the best contributions worldwide and also providing the concise yet powerful tool box. It shall be easy to use and intuitively supportive of project managers. So far, evidence indicates that these targets are successfully met.​ One of its key recognitions, and in consequence a distinctive feature of this book, is the impact that the project manager‘s personality has on the fate of the project. The project manager's successful self-management in work & life and in leadership processes should be considered as important in any endeavor as all other project management processes, covered by the new standards and guidelines.

About the authors

-Bogdan Lent, Project Coach, Programme and Project Manager of the Swiss Government strategic projects. Workshop leader, moderator and editor of the publication on the Security in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) of the Polish National Security Bureau. Project management lecturer and coach of the Ministry of the ICT of the Government of Thailand. Expert on new ICT University Educational Programmes to the Polish Minister of Science and Higher Education. Professor Lent shares his profound experience from successfully realised projects with co-researchers and students at the University of Applied Sciences in Bern, Switzerland, National Defense University in Warsaw, Poland, University of Technology and Life Sciences in Bydgoszcz, Poland and Kasetsart University in Bangkok, Thailand. He has authored 6 books, edited 3 monographies, authored and co-authored about 60 publications and 10 patents primarily on project management. As a professional, he advocates the crucial role of human factor in project management, balanced with administrative (formulaic) processes. The Cybernetic L-Timer® process based approach distinguishes his efficiency oriented way of handling the projects. Website: www.bogdan.lent.ch

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Cybernetic Approach to Project Management
Authors
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-32504-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-32504-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-32503-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-44419-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVI, 431
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