Project management



Managing the volume of reorganisation, innovation and challenge that NHS senior managers confront, inevitably involves them in meeting situations, and being called to make decisions, for areas in which there is little precedent or established practice. For these areas it is unlikely that outcomes can be reliably forecast.


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Further Reading

  1. Baguley, P. (1995) Managing Successful Projects. Pitman.Google Scholar
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  3. Boddy, D., Buchanan, D. Take the Lead (interpersonal skills for Project Managers). Prentice Hall.Google Scholar
  4. Brown, M. (1992) Successful Project Management in a Week. Headway: Hodder & Stoughton.Google Scholar
  5. Burton, C, Michael, N. (1992) A Practical Guide to Project Management. Kogan Page.Google Scholar
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  8. Hammond, J. (1990) The Human Side of Project Management. Project Management Today, November /December.Google Scholar
  9. Harrison, F. L. (1992) Advanced Project Management. 3rd edn. Gower.Google Scholar
  10. Harvard Business School (1991) Project Management. Harvard Business Reviews, USA.Google Scholar
  11. Ivy Business Training Software plc. (1994) An Introduction to Project Management. (Diskette/Book). Ivy.Google Scholar
  12. Johnson, A. L. (1992) The Superproject Expert. I/O Press.Google Scholar
  13. Kliem, R. L., Ludin, L S. (1993) The People Side of Project Management. Gower.Google Scholar
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  16. Lock, D. (ed.) (1992) Project Management. 5th edn. Gower.Google Scholar
  17. Lock, D. (ed.) (1994) Handbook of Project Management, 2nd edn. Gower.Google Scholar
  18. Lock, D. (1996) The Essentials of Project Management. Gower.Google Scholar
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  21. NHS Management Executive (1993) Practical Guide to Project Initiation. HMSO, London.Google Scholar
  22. Young, T. (1993) Planning Projects Industrial Society.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Health Planning and ManagementKeele UniversityStaffordshireUK
  2. 2.Mary Sheridan Centre for Child HealthKing’s College School of Medicine and Dentistry, LondonLondonUK
  3. 3.PHLS Communicable Disease Surveillance CentreLondonUK

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