- People-issues that are specific to different sectors of organization (public, private, and third sector)
- Organization of people in projects, both real and virtual; the relationship between people, their roles and the project environment
- Human behaviors and skills associated with working collaboratively.
This comprehensive and innovative handbook discusses all the important topics associated with employing, developing and managing people for successful projects. The contributors have been drawn from around the world and include experts ranging from practicing managers to academics and advanced researchers. The Handbook is divided into six parts, which begin with management and project organization and progress through to more advanced and emerging practices. It benefits hugely from Lindsay Scott's expert knowledge and experience in this field and from Dennis Lock's contributions and meticulous editing to ensure that the text and illustrations are always lucid and informative.