Tyson's Corner, VA (PRWEB) January 09, 2014
Management Concepts Press has added three new volumes to The Government Manager’s Essential Library with the publication of The Government Manager’s Guide to Leading Teams, by Lisa DiTullio; The Government Manager’s Guide to Earned Value Management, by Charles I. Budd and Charlene S. Budd; and The Government Manager’s Guide to the Statement of Work, by Michael G. Martin, PMP.
The Government Manager’s Essential Library is a series of books dedicated to helping the government manager get expert advice quickly and succinctly on all the subjects he or she may encounter. Filled with helpful tips and practical guidelines, each book contains a wealth of information on a particular subject that is geared specifically to the government manager. Combined, the volumes create an essential library to arm managers with the knowledge needed to succeed.
VOLUME 8: The Government Manager’s Guide to Leading Teams
While building and leading teams may not be easy, it is a vital requirement for managers, none more so than the government manager. The Government Manager’s Guide to Leading Teams provides time-tested best practices, tips, and processes that will help any government manager develop successful working groups. The author, Lisa DiTullio, demonstrates that enhancing team dynamics to improve performance in the federal environment does not have to be complicated or time-consuming. A straightforward presentation and a large variety of samples help to make this book a practical, indispensable resource.
About the Author: Lisa DiTullio is the principal of Your Project Office, a PMI® Registered Education Provider and consulting practice, dedicated to introducing project management as a business competency. She focuses on enabling organizations to improve decision-making, instill accountability, and enhance communications.
VOLUME 9: The Government Manager’s Guide to Earned Value Management
This publication presents practical guidance for government managers on earned value management (EVM) from basic calculations to how to find the most useful information online. Emphasis is placed on the relevant reports that contractors are required to submit to the federal government as part of their compliance with mandated EVM on projects as well as how to analyze those reports.
About the Authors: Charles I. Budd is a principal of Budd Management Systems and is currently developing project management automation tools and consulting on information systems projects as well as conducting seminars. Charlene S. Budd is a professor emeritus at Baylor University where she taught graduate management accounting and project management classes.
VOLUME 10: The Government Manager’s Guide to the Statement of Work
Michael G. Martin offers practical guidance on writing and preparing a description of government requirements, whether the document used is a statement of work (SOW), a performance work statement (PWS), or a statement of objectives (SOO). From an overview of the elements that make effective instructions to the methods for modifying or changing the documents to meet new conditions, this is a hands-on resource for every government manager who is involved with contracts.
About the Author: Michael G. Martin is an internationally recognized consultant, speaker, trainer, and author. His books include, Federal Statements of Work: A Practical Guide, Delivering Project Excellence with the Statement of Work, Second Edition, and co-author of How to Write a Statement of Work.
The Government Manager’s Guide to Leading Teams, The Government Manager’s Guide to Earned Value Management and The Government Manager’s Guide to the Statement of Work are the eighth, ninth and tenth volumes in The Government Manager’s Essential Library series. Visit http://www.ManagementConcepts.com/GMEL for a complete list of volumes and http://www.ManagementConceptsPress.com to view a full listing of our world class publications.
The Government Manager’s Guide to Building Teams, by Lisa DiTullio, © 2014, 7” x 10” softcover, 142 pages, ISBN 978-1-56726-405-0, $36
The Government Manager’s Guide to Earned Value Management, by Charles I Budd and Charlene S. Budd, © 2014, 7” x 10” softcover, 100 pages, ISBN 978-1-56726-439-5, $36
The Government Manager’s Guide to the Statement of Work, by Michael G. Martin, © 2014, 7” x 10” softcover, 116 pages, ISBN 978-1-56726-436-4, $36
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