Электронная книга: Terry Schmidt «Strategic Project Management Made Simple. Practical Tools for Leaders and Teams»

Strategic Project Management Made Simple. Practical Tools for Leaders and Teams

When Fortune Magazine estimated that 70% of all strategies fail, it also noted that most of these strategies were basically sound, but could not be executed. The central premise of Strategic Project Management Made Simple is that most projects and strategies never get off the ground because of adhoc, haphazard, and obsolete methods used to turn their ideas into coherent and actionable plans. Strategic Project Management Made Simple is the first book to couple a step-by-step process with an interactive thinking tool that takes a strategic approach to designing projects and action initiatives. Strategic Project Management Made Simple builds a solid platform upon four critical questions that are vital for teams to intelligently answer in order to create their own strong, strategic foundation. These questions are: 1. What are we trying to accomplish and why? 2. How will we measure success? 3. What other conditions must exist? 4. How do we get there? This fresh approach begins with clearly understanding the what and why of a project– comprehending the bigger picture goals that are often given only lip service or cursory reviews. The second and third questions clarify success measures and identify the risky assumptions that can later cause pain if not spotted early. The how questions – what are the activities, budgets, andschedules – comes last in our four-question system. By contrast, most project approaches prematurely concentrate on the how without first adequately addressing the three other questions. These four questions guide readers into fleshing out a simple, yet sophisticated, mental workbench called «theLogical Framework» – a Systems Thinking paradigm that lays out one's own project strategy in an easily accessible, interactive 4x4 matrix. The inclusion of memorable features and concepts (four critical questions, LogFrame matrix, If-then thinking, and Implementation Equation) make this book unique.

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ISBN: 9780470442920

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Terry Schmidt

NFL player

DateOfBirth=birth date and age|1952|5|28
Birthplace= Columbus, Indiana
College=Ball State
DraftedRound=5 / Pick 21
Retired #s=
teams=New Orleans Saints
Chicago Bears

Terry Richard Schmidt (born May 28, 1952 in Columbus, Indiana) was an American football cornerback in the NFL for the New Orleans Saints and Chicago Bears. He played college football at Ball State University where he was an All-American.He is the middle son of the late Richard Everett Schmidt (1925-2001) and Norma Caster Waggoner Schmidt (1928-1979.) Dr. Schmidt has two brothers, David Joseph Schmidt (see Who's Who in Education, Who's Who in America and Who's Who in the World) and Timothy Wayne Schmidt. He has two children from his first marriage to Debra Ann Popke Schmidt Phillips, Jonathan Christman (born 1976) and Jennifer Lindsay (born 1979.) Dr. Schmidt is currently married to the former Nancy Chamberlain. He also has two grandchildren, Madeline Patricia Hampson and Derek Robert Hampson. After completing his football career, Schmidt attended Loyola Dental School in Chicago, Illinois where he graduated first in his class in 1989. His entire professional dental career has been spent working in the Veteran's Administration hospital system, first at the North Chicago VA Hospital where he was Chief of Dental Services for six years, and later at the James A. Haley VA Hospital in Tampa, Florida. Dr. Schmidt currently serves as Chief of Dental Services at that facility. He is also a lieutenant commander in the United States Naval Reserve. Dr. Schmidt and his wife perform missionary dentistry in third world countries, most notably in Central and South America.

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