Difficult conversations are common in the world of a project manager and being able to have helpful, resolvable conversations is a useful skill. Adeline Teoh reviews ‘Changing the Conversation’ by Dana Caspersen.
‘Management Science, Operations Research and Project Management’ is a comprehensive attempt to link models with problems, giving the project manager some useful additions to his or her toolbox. Full review by Chris Felstead.
This highly original book looks at two perennial issues faced by projects of all kinds, reviews Lynda Bourne: how to create an environment of high performance for the people working in it and how to manage project complexity.
As an entry-level book for emotional intelligence, written for general management, a new project manager will find the’ insight’ exercises a good primer, according to Ian Sharpe, who reviews David Walton’s ‘Introducing Emotional Intelligence’.
Planet Plumbing formerly used MYOB and spreadsheets to manage projects, accounts and project estimating but then found Jobpac worked better for a project-based business. Anthony Alafaci of Planet Plumbing tells us how he uses it.