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Stop Playing Games! A Project Managers Guide to Successfully Navigating Organizational Politics Rick A. Morris

Stop Playing Games! A Project Managers Guide to Successfully Navigating Organizational Politics

Rick A. Morris

Published March 11th 2011
ISBN :
Nook
161 pages
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Stop Playing Games!, by best-selling author Rick A. Morris, takes a completely different look at project management, using games like “The Pricing Game,” “Guess the Truth,” and “Grapevine” to illustrate and help readers overcome organizationalMoreStop Playing Games!, by best-selling author Rick A. Morris, takes a completely different look at project management, using games like “The Pricing Game,” “Guess the Truth,” and “Grapevine” to illustrate and help readers overcome organizational politics on projects. This one-of-a-kind book from the author of Project Management That Works and The Everything Project Management Book dives deep into the topics of gaining buy-in from upper management, accurately estimating time and cost, controlling project communication, managing within corporate culture, taking care of your team, and more. Challenges and issues covered include the following:• Presenting management with realistic options• Getting your point across without being confrontational• Controlling the message and the communication channels• Utilizing honesty and trust as a project management tool• Knowing what is under your control, and what is not• Overcoming poor project management conditions• Making real change happen—without taking things personallyIf navigating organizational politics is stifling your ability to effectively manage projects, you need to read this book today!