Favorite project management books

booksRecently on one of my LinkedIn groups for project managers, there was a discussion on favorite project management books.  There were lot of good recommendations by the group members and I am providing the final list below based on ranking –

• The Art of Project Management by Scott Berkun
• Agile Project Management by Jim Highsmith
• Head First PMP by Jennifer Greene and Andrew Stellman
• Strategic Project Management: Practical Tools for Leaders and Teams by Terry Schmidt
• Troubled IT Projects by John Smith
• Simultaneous Management: Managing Projects in a Dynamic Environment by Alexander Laufer
• Winning at Project Management: What Works, What Fails and Why by Robert Gilbreath
• Critical Chain by Eliyahu M Goldratt
• Head First PMP by Jennifer Greene and Andrew Stellman
• Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling and Controlling by Harold Kerzner
• Project Management: A Managerial Approach by Jack R Meredith and Samuel J Mantel Jr
• Prince2 for Dummies by Nick Graham
• Project Management Demystified: Today’s tools and techniques by Geoff Reiss
• The Project Manager, Mastering the Art of Delivery by Richard Newton
• Project Management Communications Bible by William Dow and Bruce Taylor
• Critical Chain Project Management by Lawrence P Leach
• Alpha Project Managers: What the Top 2% Know That Everyone Else Does Not by Andy Crowe
• Just Enough Project Management: The Indispensable Four-step Process for • Managing Any Project, Better, Faster, Cheaper by Curtis Cook
• Project Management Methodologies by Jason Charvat
• Project Management Handbook by David I Cleland and William R King
• Successful Project Management: A Step-by-Step Approach with Practical Examples by Milton D Rosenau and Gregory D Githens
• The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management by Eric Verzuh
• The Billion Dollar Solution by Robert Newbold
• Mastering Project Management by Cathy Lake
• Perfect Projects by Eddie Obeng
• Project Management: The Managerial Process by Clifford F Gray and Erik W Larson
• MBA Fundamentals: Project Management by Vijay Kanabar and Roger D H Warburton
• 90 Days To Success As a Project Manager by Paul Sanghera
• Facilitating the Project Lifecycle by Janet A Means and Tammy Adams
Simply Brilliant: The Competitive Advantage of Common Sense by Fergus O’Connell
• The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering by Frederick P Brooks
• One Project too Many by Geoff Reiss
• Benefits Management by Gerald Bradley
• Herding Chickens by Dan Bradbury

Happy reading!!

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