Stop Playing Games!

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  • Guide to navigating organizational project politics
  • Uses game concepts to illustrate issues
  • Learn to present management with realistic options
  • Control communication channels
  • Utilize honesty and trust as a project management tool
  • Overcome poor project management conditions

Stop Playing Games! by Rick A. Morris
A Project Manager's Guide to Successfully Navigating Organizational Politics

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 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 in this book include:

  • Presenting management with realistic options
  • Getting your point across without confrontation
  • 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 personally!

If navigating organizational politics is stifling your ability to effective manage projects, you need to read this book today!

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More Information
Weight 1.000000
Publisher RMC Publications
Pages 161
Format Paperback
Published October 2010
Author RIck A. Morris
Subjects Project Management, Project Politics, Leadershp
Dimensions 5 1/2" x 8 1/2"
ISBN 9781932735390
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