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Project Management Glossary Sources

Source Id
Source Description

APM

Abstracted from Association of Project Management (UK) APMP Syllabus 2nd Edition, January 2000, Abridged Glossary of Project Management Terms (Rev.4)

BS

British Standard

CCCP

Wideman, R. M. Cost Control of Capital Projects, BiTech Publishers Ltd, Richmond, BC, Canada, 1995

CPMUSC

Peters, G. Construction Project Management Using Small Computers, Architectural Press, London, UK, 1984

CRMP

Patel, M.B., & P.W.G. Morris. Centre for Research in the Management of Projects (CRMP), University of Manchester, UK, 1999

CSM

A Glossary of Project Management Terms Center for Systems Management, by Email September, 1999

DSMC

Derived from the glossary of terms used by the Defense Systems Management College, Virginia, USA

FAR

US Federal Acquisition Regulation, US Government, Washington, DC

FWH

Wideman, R. M. Framework Handbook, Project Management Institute, Newtown Square, PA, 1991

GAT

A Glossary of Acquisition Terms, US Federal Acquisition Institute, Washington, DC, 1998

ISO

International Organization for Standardization, Geneva 20, Switzerland

KSI

Program management course glossary, Kingston Sorel International 2000

MEMOPT

Balfour, R. J. Chair, Members Option Report, prepared for the Project Management Institute, 1996, Glossary, p40

MIL-STD

US Military Standard

MSP98

Glossary, User's Guide for Microsoft Project 98, Microsoft Corporation, 1997, p307

NPMT

Nordic Project Management Terminology, NORDNET, Reistad Offset, Oslo, 1985

OTOB

Baker, S & K. Baker. On Time/On Budget, Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1992

PCD

Dinsmore, Paul C. President of Dinsmore Associates, in various PMI PMNet articles

PDG

Giammalvo, P. D. Consulting Practice, Jakarta, Indonesia

PMDT

Cleland, D.I. & H. Kerzner. A Project Management Dictionary of Terms

PMGdLns

Project Management Guidelines (Private BC Corporation), 1995

PMH

Project Management Handbook, J. K. Pinto, Editor, Jossey-Bass, 1998

PMIS

Project Management Information System (BC Government Project), 1997

PMK87

Various original authors quoted in Project Management Body of Knowledge Glossary of Terms, Project Management Institute 1987

PMK96

Various original authors quoted in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (known as "PMBOK®") reprinted with the permission of the Project Management Institute. Please refer to the entry PMBOK® for details

PMMJ97

Martin, P, & K. Tate. Project Management Memory Jogger, GOAL/QPC, 1997 MartinTate

PMST

Wagner, D. PM Software Terminology, National Information Systems, Inc. and Gil Howard, iTECH Consulting Group Ltd (Contact: ghoward@globalnet.co.uk)

PNG

Projectnet Glossary, April 1997, on the web site of the UK publication Project Manager Today

PPS&C

Lewis, J. P. Project Planning, Scheduling & Control, Irwin Professional Publishing, Chicago, 1995

PRNC2

PRINCE2 Reference Manual, Office of Government Commerce, London, UK, 2002

QMPP

Ireland, L. Quality Management for Projects and Programs, Project Management Institute, Newtown Square, PA, 1991

QWF

Fleming, Q. W. Co-author of Earned Value Project Management, by Email, April 2000

RAMP

Risk Analysis and Management of Projects (RAMP), UK, web site circa 1998

RMH

Wideman, R. M. Risk Management Handbook, Project Management Institute, Newtown Square, PA, 1992

RMW

Wideman, R. M. Composite additions from various sources, 1998-01

RUP

Rational Unified Process 2000

SA-CMM

Software Acquisition Capability Maturity Model v. 1.02 Glossary of Terms,1999

SCL

Terminology, Project Management Manual, Syncrude Canada Ltd. April 1990

SPM

Rosenau, M. D, Software Project Management, Lewin Associates, Los Angeles, CA, 1988

SU

Source Unknown

TM

Mochal T, the TenStep Project Management Process Glossary

TML

Batten, J. D, Tough-Minded Leadership, AMACOM, New York, NY, 1989

USDoD

US Department of Defense, Philadelphia, PA, USA

VPM

Forsberg, K, H. Mooz, & H. Cotterham, Visualizing Project Management, John Wiley, New York, NY, 1996

Webster

Intent extracted from Webster's US Dictionary

WST

Various original authors quoted in Welcom PM Glossary, Project Management Solutions, Internet: 1998

01

From notes provided by IT Divn, Min Tpt, BC 97

02

Various Construction Industry Institute Publications

03

Cleland, D. I. in Field Guide to Project Management, Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1998

04

U.S. Department of Defense Directives, The US Army Library, The Pentagon, Washington, DC, USA

05

DOD TQM Master Plan, August, 1988

06

Defense Standardization Manual

07

Ono, D, in Field Guide to Project Management, Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1998

08

Quality Management and Quality Assurance Standards, Geneva, Switzerland, 1996

09

From various issues of Management Today

10

Criteria for performance management in the management of projects, Canadian General Standards Board, approved draft February 23, 1999

11

Turner, J.R. The Handbook of Project Based Management: Improving Processes for Achieving Your Strategic Objectives. 1992

12

From notes provided by Canadian Treasury Board, 1984

13

Revay and Associates Limited, Montreal, PQ, Cda

14

Integrated Business Information Solutions (IBIS) project by BC Gas Utility Ltd., PMI Project of the Year Award Program, Feb. 1999.

15

Harris, P.R. & R. Moran. Managing Cultural Differences, Professional Manager, January 1999, p15

16

DeYoung-Currey, J. PMI PMNet, Dec 98, p16

17

Kennedy, Dr. G. Professional Manager, May 1999, p14

18

From brochure by Management Concepts Inc. 1999

19

Helle, M. Martin Frank International, by Email February, 1999

20

Packard, V. The Pyramid Climbers

21

Verma, Vijay, & R.M. Wideman. Project Manager to Project Leader? And the Rocky Road Between... PMI 25th Annual Seminar Symposium, Proceedings, 1994

22

From notes provided by Transport Canada, 1984

23

Turner, R. Interpreted from the Gower Handbook of Project Management, 3rd. Edn, Ch 1

24

Ryall, M. J. International Magazine of the Institution of Civil Engineers, UK, July 1999, p35

25

Mazur, G. University of Michigan College of Engineering, by Email October, 1999

26

Mitchell, G. A. Mason & Hanger Corp., Texas, by Email October, 1999

27

Abstracted from Hydra Development Corporation Ltd. Programme Management web site

28

Knutson, J. President of Project Mentors, in various PMI PMNet articles

29

Keiserman, M. PMI PMNetwork, May 1999, p17

30

Way, J. By Email January 2000

31

Haney III, George E. By Email January 2000

32

Donavan, K. By Email February 2000

33

Seely, M, and Q. P. Duong. Abstracted from The Dynamic Baseline Model©, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, web site, June 1999

34

Newbold, R. Project Management in the Fast Lane, St. Lucie Press, 1998, pp264-268

35

Tam, P. W. M., T.Y.Y. Ng and P.B.G. Dissanayake. An innovative approach for constrained scheduling, Civil Engineer International, November 1999, p25.

36

Olney, J. Measuring Project Manager Competence, PMNetwork, October 1999, p21

37

Beckey, M. Project or Program Management?, PMNetwork, October 1999, p78

38

Archibald, R. D. What CEOs must demand to achieve effective project management, Proceedings, First Ibero American Project Management Forum, June 6-7, 2000

39

Guide to the Software Engineering Body of Knowledge, IEEE Computer Society, Sept 1998

40

Novakowski, L. Vancouver lecture notes, February 2000

41

Walker, J.H. Hill Walker, Inc, by Email 4/28/00

42

Definitions, Microsoft Project 2000

43

Cooke-Davies, T. J., From an unpublished thesis, August 2000

44

CCTA, Achieving benefits from business management, London, 1994, p1

45

Huber, G. P. Application of Behavioral Science Theory, Academy of Management Journal 10, #3, 1967

46

Burgess, J. A. Design Assurance for Engineers & Managers, Dekker, 1984, p84 Constraint, project constraint - A factor that will limit the

47

Harris, P, & R. Moran. Managing Cultural Differences, Professional Manager, January, 1999, p15

48

International Recommended Practice # 17R-97, AACE, Inc. 1997

49

Denison, D. R. Corporate culture and organizational effectiveness, Wiley, US, 1990, p1

50

Office of Management and Budget DOD, USA, 2001

51

A Guide to the Integrated Baseline Review, NDIA, US Dept. of Defense, March 2001

52

Beasley, J. E. From Operations Research at Imperial College, London, 2001

53

Skulmoski, G. Project Participant Competence, University of Calgary, December, 2000

54

Heller, R. Management Today, October 2000, p52

55

Al-Bahar & Crandall. Project Management Journal. September 2000, p13

56

Central Computer and Telecommunications Agency (UK) 2000

57

British Standard BS6079, 1996

58

Rad F. R. Project Management Journal, December 2000, p3

59

Turoczy, R. ProSight, Inc, by email 7/2/01

60

Baker, B.N. et al. Project Management Handbook, 2nd Edition, Wiley, NY, 1988, p903

61

Walker, J.H. Hill Walker, Inc, by Email 4/28/00

62

Wideman, G. M. By Email 8/15/00

63

Black, W.E. & K. A. Moreau. Information Management Strategies for Project Management, Project Management Journal, Project Management Institute, Newtown Square, PA, March 2001, p12


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