“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle” - Sun Tzu in The Art of War.
This famous quote from the 2,000 year old military classic, The Art of War, has been applied to business as much as warfare in modern times. PMBOK®, the Project Management Body of Knowledge, published by PMI®, is an international standard, recognized worldwide for enabling professionals and organizations to deliver value.
When you combine time-tested military strategy with contemporary business practices, you can enhance your understanding of business and achieve success repeatedly. Learn the successful techniques of major companies, professional sports teams, and even world military powers to enhance your own career and help your business succeed. Not only does Project Management Battlefield clarify and enhance the processes and ideas found in PMBOK®, it also includes a free copy of Sun Tzu’s The Art of War.
Special Offer – A collection of essays from an Industry leader, Author of an Amazon hit and a copy of my book PM-101 free with the purchase of this book
Learn the Art of Project Management
Project Management Battlefield draws parallels between PMBOK® and The Art of War. It compares each knowledge area and processes propounded in PMBOK® with Sun Tzu’s strategic thinking that can be found in The Art of War. While This book is most useful to experienced project managers & senior executives. Project Management Battlefield will introduce The Art of War to younger project managers and team leaders too.
Acontemporary project manager’s job has striking similarities to a military commander’s job. Rather than view the ancient text and the modern management framework as distinct guides, follow the author as he clearly explains how both frameworks actually support each other to support successful endeavors. This helps clarify both the ancient text and the contemporary project management body of knowledge.
Peter is the author of ‘The Lazy Project Manager’,The Lazy Winner’and‘The Lazy Project Manager and the Project from Hell‘ and ‘Leading Successful PMOs’. Please visit The Lazy Project Manager, Leading Successful PMOs, The Lazy Winner or subscribe to his podcasts in iTunes. I am really grateful that he has agreed to offer one his creation as free gift to the buyers.
I have always felt strong, fulfilled and satisfied, whenever I have helped and made a positive difference in someone’s life, career or job. This book is an attempt to contribute to the knowledge with fresh ideas and support the project management community. Official Press Release.