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November 2009 | 392 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

With project management becoming an increasingly global endeavor, a comprehensive and international student text that reflects this reality is essential.

International Project Management does just that, systematically linking the key elements of cross-cultural management and the particularities of an international context, with the tools and techniques of project management.

With full pedagogical support including:

  • A wide variety of examples and illustrations, including an in-depth, end-of-chapter case study with case questions
  • Student exercises and Review Questions
  • Detailed further reading
  • The full support of a companion website, featuring a Teacher's Manual, PowerPoint slides, and SAGE online readings

The textbook will be an indispensable resource for all students, both undergraduate and MBA, with a project management element to their studies.


 
Introduction to International Project Management
 
The Context of International Projects in Terms of Organizational Strategy and Culture
 
Defining the International Project
 
Managing Risk and Uncertainty in an International Project
 
Planning the International Project in Terms of Time, Cost and Quality
 
Organizing the International Project
 
Implementing and Controlling International Projects
 
Leading International Projects
 
Communicating in International Projects
 
Co-Operating in International Projects
 
Learning In and Learning from International Projects

Supplements

`An extremely useful book for anyone who is involved in international projects. It manages to bring across the complexity of the subject, including the 'soft factors' that are frequently forgotten, in a systematic way which is easy-to-understand and to implement in business practice. This makes an ideal choice for MBA programs and other professional degrees' - Prof. Anne-Wil Harzing, Department of Management and Marketing, University of Melbourne

`Provides a wealth of insights into the organizational, cultural and people aspects of project management. It effectively blends scholarship and practice with chapters offering cutting-edge research, real-life examples and useful project management tools. This volume is of significant value to both scholars and executives alike' - G nter K. Stahl, Professor of International Management, Vienna University of Economics and Business; Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior, INSEAD.


This book is an obligatory source for people interested in international project management and distributed project teams. It is well structured, contains all relevant information, interesting case studies, exercises for students and review questions. Information is presented in a very comprehensible way. Reading this book is a pleasure. It can be easily adopted in project management courses. I will definitey recommend this book to my students and will use it in my next project management course.

Ms Olga Stawnicza
Faculty of Business Admin and Economic, Viadrina European University
April 1, 2016

Not focused on PM methods. My undergraduates need introductory concepts and concrete methods to follow. This book would suit a level six or seven learner more.

Mr Kenneth Anthony Wilkinson
Dept of Marketing, Ops & Digital Busin, Manchester Metropolitan University
February 18, 2016

Koster's book is a useful reference for mapping and completing international consulting projects conducted by students.

Mr Sebastian Fuchs
Business Administration , University of Geneva
January 19, 2016

This book provides a useful international perspective to events project management and also covers many different aspects.

Mr Ian Embury
School of Culture and Lifestyle, Derby University
January 13, 2015

I believe it will be easy for my international MBA students to read and understand. I also liked the layout and sequence of the text.

Dr Mike Guerra
Business Admin Economics Prog, Lincoln University
December 31, 2014

Thanks for the inspection copy!
I will recommend it for my students next year!

Professor Jens Sorensen
Technology and Business, University College Northern Denmark
September 11, 2013

This book provides a useful international perspective to events management.

Mr Philip Cragg
HE Business & Management, Calderdale College
September 28, 2012

prefer present text

Dr Michael Sullivan
Organizational Leadership, Purdue University
August 13, 2012

We have adopted this book as recommended reading as it covers the international aspect of project management very well.

Dr Melissa Sedmak
London Campus, Coventry University
September 8, 2011

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