Applied Psychology for Project Managers A Practitioner's Guide to Successful Project Management

This book offers an essential manual for project managers, project management offices (PMO’s), trainers and consultants, addressing the psychological side of project management. Written by leading scholars in organizational psychology and by top experts in project management, it covers all major psy...

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Other Authors: Wastian, Monika (Editor), Rosenstiel, Lutz (Editor), West, Michael A. (Editor), Braumandl, Isabell (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015, 2015
Edition:1st ed. 2015
Series:Management for Professionals
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
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