Project Portfolio Management

A Practical Guide to Selecting Projects, Managing Portfolios, and Maximizing Benefits

Harvey A. Levine

Foreword by Max Wideman p JOSSEY-BASS

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Levine, Harvey A.

Project portfolio management : a practical guide to selecting projects, managing portfolios, and maximizing benefits / by Harvey A. Levine; foreword by Max Wideman.—1st ed. p. cm.—(The Jossey-Bass business & management series) Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN-13 978-0-7879-7754-2 (alk. paper) ISBN-10 0-7879-7754-3 (alk. paper) 1. Project management. I. Title. II. Series. HD69.P75L485 2005 658.4'04—dc22


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