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He will also be speaking on 23 Jan 2013 at a joint Energy Institute and British Standard organised seminar ”Energy Efficiency: What do we need to scale it up?” His presentation is titled ”Energy Management and ISO 50001″.
Kit Ong is author of Energy Management in Business published in January 2013 by Gower.
Other books on sustainability in business can be found in our new Sustainability & Green Economics catalogue.
The International Project Management Association (IPMA) has recognized Gower author Dr Rodney Turner, as an IPMA Honourary Fellow. The honour is granted to those who over a period of many years render exceptional service for IPMA and/or to the practice and theory of Project Management. Candidates for honourary fellowship are nominated by IPMA Member Associations, evaluated and recommended by the IPMA Executive Board, and elected by the Council of Delegates. Gower publishing is proud to publish such a respected industry professional.
Rodney Turner is author, co-author, or editor of: Contracting for Project Management, Managing Web Projects, The Gower Handbook of Project Management , Project-Oriented Leadership , and the forthcoming: The Commercial Management of Projects all published by Gower.
Be inspired by real ‘Culture Builders’
Some incredible leaders and business experts share their experiences and their thoughts about what makes makes a great leader and manager here: http://lnkd.in/WbT2Hy
All these leaders are featured in the book The Culture Builders by Jane Sparrow and published by Gower.
Gower Publishing has come together with FT.COM and exec-appointments.com to offer their subscribers a free chapter from Douglas Board’s new book, Choosing Leaders and Choosing to Lead. Chapter 12 – Field Notes for Candidates, can be read online. If you aren’t already registered on these sites, you can do so for free, to take advantage of this chapter which describes the research, information and scenarios you should consider as a candidate applying for a senior management role.
Douglas’ book, Choosing Leaders and Choosing to Lead is now available from Gower Publishing.
Politics. Every project has politics. In a Girl’s Guide to Project Management, Elizabeth Harrin has interviewed Gower author Nita Martin, Managing Director of Pure Indigo. Nita’s book, Project Politics: A Systematic Approach to Managing Complex Relationships, deals with that difficult subject of projects and politics.
The Project Management Centre for Excellence at the University of Maryland has recently begun a partnership with PM World Today to launch a new book review program. PM graduate students have been asked to review a number of books from 11 different publishers with 8 books currently underway. In addition, doctoral candidate David Choy, has interviewed the first reviewer; Michael O’Connor, and created a podcast which has kicked off with a candid discussion about Gower author Michael Cavanagh’s new book Second Order Project Management.
Gower author Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez is one of the speakers who has recorded a podcast for ca technologies’ Global IT Illuminaries ’12, a virtual event featuring IT innovators. Nieto-Rodriguez who is Professor of Project Management at the Solvay Business School and Head of Portfolio Management at BNP Paribas Fortis, is speaking on Selling Project Portfolio Management to the C-Suite. This 24hr virtual event is on 29th February – for further information and to register click here.
Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez is author of the forthcoming Gower title: The Focused Organization: How Concentrating on a Few Key Initiatives Can Dramatically Improve Strategy Execution.
This month Dr Lynda Bourne author of Advising Upwards: A Framework for Understanding and Engaging Senior Management Stakeholders talks to Elizabeth Harrin about helping project managers communicate more effectively with executive stakeholders.
Professor Chris Mowles, author of Rethinking Management: Radical insights from the Complexity Sciences has written an opinion piece for Economia on Complexity and Crisis in the Eurozone
Only set up this week, David Hillson’s Risk Doctor video channel is a new venture that currently provides video overviews around risk appetite, risk attitude, risk management maturity, and risk basics.
Dr David Hillson is a seasoned risk management professional, a popular conference speaker, and award-winning author on risk. He is recognised internationally as a leading thinker and practitioner in the risk field. He recently received the PMI Distinguished Contribution Award for his work in developing risk management over many years. He is an Honorary Fellow of the UK Association for Project Management (APM).
David Hillson’s Gower books including those co-authored with Ruth Murray-Webster are; Exploiting Future Uncertaintly, Managing Risk in Projects, Managing Group Risk Attitude, Understanding and Managing Group Risk Attitude and the forthcoming; A Short Guide to Risk Appetite.
Further details of all these books can be found at: www.gowerpublishing.com/risk-attitude