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The Effective Project Manager
This paper gives advice to individuals striving to be effective project managers.
# 93933 | 1,415 words | 5 sources | APA | 2007 | US
Published on Apr 15, 2007 in Business (Management)

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This paper describes the qualities necessary to be an effective project manager. In particular, the paper emphasizes the "dreaded triple constraints" of time, money (resources) and quality, and a project manager's juggling act. The paper gives a bulleted list of the five areas of expertise a project manager must possess. The author concludes by stating that the project manager should adhere to the precept that he must always strive to be a good leader and manager.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Comprehensive Consulting Solutions, Inc. (2003). What is a project and when is a project manager needed: explanation of a project and the value of a project manager. Accessed April 2006 from Comprehensive Consulting Solutions, Inc. Web site:
  • Heldman, Kim. (2005). Project management jumpstart, second edition. Alameda, California: Sybex, Inc.
  • Lemmex, Steve. (2005). E-organizing for busy project managers. Accessed April 2006 from Global Knowledge Training LLC Web site:
  • Philips, Joseph. (2004). IT project management: on track from start to finish, second edition. Emeryville, California: The McGraw Hill Companies.
  • Project Management Institute. (2004). A guide to the project management book of knowledge: PMBOK guide, third edition. Newtown Square, Pennsylvania: PMI Publications.

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