This thorough and practical treatment of the engineering and managerial issues surrounding project management gives managers, engineers and technology experts a larger appreciation of their roles by 1) defining a common terminology, 2) explaining the interfaces between the different disciplines involved, and 3) teaching the techniques commonly used in the planning and execution of modern projects. Shows how to better select, plan, monitor and control a project throughout its life cycle. Emphasizes organizational design and the types of data and systems needed for successful decision making. Stresses integrative concepts rather than isolated methodologies. Presents some of the more important mathematical programming models arising in project management, and provides references for further study.