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CRC Press

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Book: Leadership Principles for Project Success

A practical guide for the project manager

Published: Tuesday, August 24, 2010 - 15:31

(CRC Press: Boca Raton, FL) -- Leadership Principles for Project Success, by Thomas Juli (CRC Press, 2010) is about project success, and it reveals the secret to achieving this success—effective project leadership. Filled with samples, templates, and guidelines, it covers the five principles of effective project leadership: building vision, nurturing collaboration, promoting performance, cultivating learning, and ensuring results. Using nontechnical language, this practical guide explains how to integrate these principles into daily work to help you effectively set up, manage, and align your projects for success.


Explains the principles encompassing the core of effective leadership and shows how to apply them to everyday projects Discusses setting up, managing, and aligning projects to meet business needs Illustrates how project leadership works through numerous real-world case studies Describes how to rescue projects in trouble and close them successfully Includes many samples, templates, and practical guidelines that readers can immediately use in their projects  

The book also has an accompanying website at www.theprojectleadershippyramid.net with more information, resources, free downloads, and a promotional code to save 20 percent when purchasing the book.

Here’s what project management experts are saying about Leadership Principles for Project Success:

“I love this book… takes what could be a tedious and laborious subject and makes it fun and interesting to read… full of anecdotal examples… on my short list of recommended readings and references for an effective leader’s toolbox.”
—Neal Whitten, PMP, best-selling project management author, speaker, consultant, trainer, and mentor

“… A great resource for not only projects, but for success in life in general. Start everything of importance with a clear vision, and you will end with success.”
—Lee Cockerell, former executive VP, Walt Disney World Resort

“… An essential step-by-step reference for the professional project manager.”
—Robert Urwiler, CIO, Vail Resorts Inc.

“Thomas Juli has drawn on his substantial experience in project management to show the way to success.”
—Murray Weidenbaum, former chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers under President Ronald Reagan

“ ... Contains many helpful suggestions for creating ‘Wow Projects’: i.e. projects that surprise and delight their clients.”
—Stephen Denning, author of The Leader’s Guide to Radical Management and The Secret Language of Leadership

“… Provides an excellent range of tools and advice to elevate your project role from manager to leader.”
—Peter Taylor, accomplished leader, professional speaker, and author of The Lazy Project Manager


About Thomas Juli

Thomas Juli is an experienced and results-driven manager. He provides leading-edge program and operational management based on more than 12 years of progressive leadership and management experience in various functions, including project and program management, management consulting, business analysis, professional training, and academic teaching. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) by the Project Management Institute and a Certified Scrum Master (CSM) by the Scrum Alliance. Juli is managing director of Thomas Juli Empowerment Partners, a professional service organization for innovative empowerment, consulting, and interim management. He holds a doctorate with distinction in international studies from the University of Miami, and a master’s degree in economics from Washington University in St. Louis.


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