Books

Project management books reviewed and the top takeaways shared for you! Learn about the new trends in project management from the best authors.

Flat management: an interview with Susan Bloch and Philip Whiteley

Flat management: an interview with Susan Bloch and Philip Whiteley

Recently I reviewed How to Manage in a Flat World: 10 Strategies to get connected to your team wherever they are by Susan Bloch and Philip Whiteley. I was really interested in the shift towards flat structure management and a more coherent approach to managing dispersed teams, so I spoke to the authors to find…

Book review: How to do Systems Analysis

Book review: How to do Systems Analysis

The strapline on the back of this book is ‘becoming a systems thinker’. The authors have taken a practical approach to systems analysis describing the fundamentals of systemic thinking including problem definition and problem solving. How to do Systems Analysis covers the six main phases of systems analysis:  determining system goals, establishing a process and…

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Book review: Women in Science, Engineering and Technology: three decades of UK initiatives

Women play an active role today in most occupations, but it hasn’t always been easy, especially in technical fields. Women in Science, Engineering and Technology is an overview of the UK initiatives since the 1970’s designed to encourage girls and women into non-traditional jobs. The book begins by describing the changing socio-political and economic climate…