This Guest paper was submitted for publication and is copyright to Mark A. Seely © 2016.
Published here February 2017

PART 1 | Editor's Note & Table of Contents | Chapter 2: Deconstructing the Paradigm
What Has Changed? | Commodity Stereotyping
Observations on: Exhibits A through G | Exhibits H through P 
Alignment with the DBM Taxonomy: Levels 1 and 2 | Levels 3 to 5
Chapter 3: Reconstructing the Paradigm | The DBM Establishes the Complexity
Matching and Mismatching | PART 3

Editor's Note

In Part 1 of this book series, author Mark Seely introduces his book, why it was written and who should be interested. In this Part 2, he attempts to "De-construct and then Reconstruct" the Project Management Paradigm.

Table of Contents — Part 2

Chapter 2: Deconstructing the Paradigm

  • What is Project Management?
  • No, what is Project Management really?
  • What has changed?
  • Commodity Stereotyping
  • What do we need?

Chapter 3: Reconstructing the Paradigm

  • What is the Dynamic Baseline Model (DBM)?
  • Matching and mismatching

Other chapters to follow:

Chapter 4: Level 1 - Process Management
Chapter 5: Level 2 - Project Management
Chapter 6: Sociolytic Mindscaping
Chapter 7: Finding Levels 3 and 4
Chapter 8: Level 3 - Program Management
Chapter 9: Level 4 - Program Governance
Chapter 10: Level 5 - Public Governance
Chapter 11: DBM Implementation
Chapter 12: Conclusion

Appendix A: DBM Complexity Diagnostic
Appendix B: The Performance Dashboard
Appendix C: Human Characteristics
Appendix D: Contracting Considerations

Editor's Note & Abstract  PART 1

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