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by Richard Maltzman, David Shirley
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Book Description

August 31, 2010 1439830010 978-1439830017 0

Winner of PMI’s 2011 David I. Cleland Project Management Literature Award

Detailing cutting-edge green techniques and methods, this book teaches project managers how to maximize resources and get the most out of limited budgets. It supplies proven techniques and best practices in green project management, including risk and opportunity assessments. With illustrative case studies and insights from acknowledged leaders in green project management, the text:

  • Explains how to tap into green incentives, including grants, rebates, and tax credits
  • Includes case studies that illustrate how to integrate green techniques and methods to generate cost savings and maximize resources
  • Provides green techniques that take little time to implement, can benefit all types of projects, and can generate immediate savings to your project’s bottom line

Praise for:

A first-of-its-kind book ... a must-read for senior executives as well as project managers.
—Harold Kerzner, Ph.D., Senior Executive Director for Project Management at The International Institute for Learning

... an impressive piece of work.
—Jean Binder, PMP, MBA, award-winning author (David I. Cleland Literature Award, 2008)

This important book defines the green field and sets out the steps for those who want to be ahead of the crowd...
—Dr. David Hillson, PMP, FAPM, FIRM, MCMI, Director of Risk Doctor & Partners

... an incredible call to arms to increase your project greenality for a better world, or a bigger pay check, if you’re still cynical on this topic.
—Bas de Baar, ProjectShrink.com

... an excellent job of making the reader aware of how much influence a single project manager, let alone an entire discipline, can have on improving our environment.
Professor Schwalbe, Department of Business Administration, Augsburg College


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A first-of-its-kind book ... links the necessity of going green with project management. ... This book offers a flexible and adaptive approach to bridging the gap between going green and project management. ... a must-read for senior executives as well as project managers.
Harold Kerzner, Ph.D., Senior Executive Director for Project Management at The International Institute for Learning

... an impressive piece of work. An indispensable book for project managers who are responsible for green projects, and an essential source for anyone willing to apply good project management principles to green initiatives. Maltzman and Shirley guide us through the impacts of green to project management, helping us to understand the basic vocabulary and principles, and potential developments and needs. The book also introduces new perspectives that are likely to become a reference in the field: the SMARTER principle, the green spectrum of projects, and a detailed guide to the green project life cycle.
Jean Binder, PMP, MBA, International Speaker and award winning author (David I. Cleland Literature Award, 2008)

The green imperative affects us all, personally and professionally, whether we recognize it or not. Green Project Management is an idea whose time has almost come, and very soon all project managers will need demonstrable green credentials. This important book defines the green field and sets out the steps for those who want to be ahead of the crowd, allowing us to take a considered response instead of being forced to react when green is no longer an option. But do it because you should, not because you must.
Dr. David Hillson, PMP, FAPM, FIRM, MCMI, Director of Risk Doctor & Partners

Greenality is the new black. Project managers need to consider the sustainability or greenness of their projects in the 21st Century; it is now part of their remit to make the best use of resources with this in mind.
Peter Taylor, Author of The Lazy Project Manager

... an incredible call to arms to increase your project greenality for a better world, or a bigger pay check, if you’re still cynical on this topic. Green + Quality is what your customers are demanding, and Rich and Dave wrote the ultimate guide for Project Managers to learn how to do this: metrics, definitions, examples and, very important, planning. Awesome!
Bas de Baar, ProjectShrink.com

In this well-researched book, they explain why project managers need to view things through an environmental lens. Their measure of greenality will become another project process; a success factor by default for future projects. Maltzman and Shirley haven’t lost sight of the business imperative, either. They explain how being green is good for the bottom line, and when the business case stacks up, it’s good for projects and the planet.
Elizabeth Harrin, Author of the award-winning blog A Girl's Guide to Project Management

Unless you plan on leading a project to colonize the moon, you'd better incorporate this book's greenality principles into your project success scorecard. We've only got one planet to live on last time I checked.
Kimberly Wiefling, Author, Scrappy Project Management 

... an excellent job of making the reader aware of how much influence a single project manager, let alone an entire discipline, can have on improving our environment. They suggest that project managers add another focus to their work: viewing projects through an environmental lens. Maltzman and Shirley coin the term "greenality" to describe the degree to which you consider environmental factors that affect projects throughout the entire project life cycle and beyond. Greenality can be applied to all projects, and we will all benefit from this important concept.
Kathy Schwalbe, Author & Professor, Department of Business Administration, Augsburg College

Maltzmann (engineering, project management supervision) and Shirley (management, project management) offer guidance for project managers on how to implement green techniques and methods and maintain a healthy project bottom line. The authors address green terminology, green project fundamentals, types of projects, project development, execution, monitoring and controlling, life cycle assessment, lean thinking, and funding opportunities such as grants, rebates, and tax credits.
—In Research Book News, booknews.com, February 2011

About the Author

Rich Maltzman, PMP, has been an engineer since 1978 and a project management supervisor since 1988, including a recent two-year assignment in the Netherlands in which he built a team of PMs overseeing deployments of telecom networks in Europe and the Middle East. His project work has been diverse, including projects such as the successful deployment of the entire video and telecom infrastructure for the 1996 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta, and the 2006 integration of the program management offices (PMOs) of two large merging corporations. As a second, but intertwined career, Rich has also focused on consulting and teaching, having developed curricula and/or taught at:

  • Boston University’s Corporate E ducation Center
  • Merrimack College
  • Northern Essex Community College
  • University of Massachusetts–Lowell

Rich has also professionally developed project management professional (PMP) exam prep courseware, including exams and books. He even edited and was "the voice" for a set of eight audio CDs—a major part of a PMP prep course for an international company, for whom he has also facilitated PMP exam study groups. Rich was selected for the modeling team for the fourth edition of the PMBOK Guide published by the Project Management Institute (PMI) in 2008, and contributed to the chapters on quality and risk.

Recently, Rich presented at two international conferences—the PMO Symposium in San Antonio, Texas, and the PMO Summit in Coconut Grove, Florida, the subject being the development framework for project managers. Currently, Rich is senior manager, learning and professional advancement, at the Global Program Management Office of a major telecom concern.

Rich’s educational background includes a BSEE from the University of Massachusetts–Amherst, and an MSIE from Purdue University. In addition, Rich has a mini-MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and a master’s certificate in international business management granted jointly from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business and INSEAD of France. From a project management standpoint, Rich received his PMP in 2000 after earning the Stevens Institute’s master’s certificate in 1999. He has presented papers on project management at conferences in Huizen, the Netherlands, Mexico City, and Long Beach, California.

Rich is currently coauthoring a book with Ranjit Biswas, PMP, titled The Fiddler on the Project, a portion of which is being collaboratively written on the Web via a wiki, http://fiddlerontheproject.wikidot.com, and posts regularly on his blog, Scope Crepe, http://scopecrepe.blogspot.com.

Dave Shirley, PMP, has been an instructor and consultant, and have more than 30 years’ experience in management and project management, in the corporate, public, and small-business arenas. As a member of the graduate faculty at New England College, he developed and teaches Managing Projects in Healthcare. As part of the Master’s of Management (MoM) in Healthcare Administration and the MoM in Project

Management and Organizational Leadership, he has taught project management at hospitals and businesses as well as online and on campus for the past seven years. He also developed, directed, and taught a project management certification program at Northern Essex Community College in Haverhill, Massachusetts. Dave is a senior instructor and consultant for Action For Results, and a senior instructor for ESI International, both leading project management education and training companies. He is also an adjunct professor for Southern New Hampshire University, teaching corporate social responsibility.

As a distinguished member of the technical staff with AT&T and Lucent Technologies Bell Laboratories, Dave was responsible for managing the first light-wave transmission products as well as several quality efforts. He was also AT&T’s project manager for the first fiber-to-the-home effort in Connecticut, and was the Lucent Technologies’ program management director, managing several large telecommunications companies’ equipment deployment. Dave has many years of experience in developing, leading, and managing teams.

Dave’s educational background includes a BA degree in geology from Windham College, Putney, Vermont, and an honors MBA degree from Monmouth University in Long Branch, New Jersey. He also holds master’s certificates in project management from Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, and American University in Washington, DC, and is certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP) by the Project Management Institute (PMI).

"PMP" is a certification mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc., which is registered in the United States and other nations. "PMI" is a service and trademark of the Project Management Institute, Inc., which is registered in the United States and other nations.


Product Details

  • Hardcover: 296 pages
  • Publisher: CRC Press (August 31, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1439830010
  • ISBN-13: 978-1439830017
  • Product Dimensions: 0.5 x 6.2 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #687,110 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Book! January 23, 2014
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It covers all the topics in a way that's thorough without being too verbose. It gets to the point and represents the perfect reference book for me in the area of Green Project Management.
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We use this book for our Green/Sustainability Project Management Course. People find it to be a thorough and practical book. We love it. Good job Rich and Dave.

Kathryn Cooper
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4.0 out of 5 stars Excelent book September 6, 2012
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It is a book that shows the history of sustainability and how a project manager use those concepts in projects.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Thesis Student Approves!!! March 14, 2011
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I am currently writing a thesis on Project Managers in the field of Architecture. This book has been an instrumental guide in my research. It is well rounded and gave me a great platform for understanding how the industry can, and should, move into being "GREEN." The Authors have done a superb job in giving the reader valuable information that can not be found anywhere else. I highly recommend this book.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Thumbs UP. March 12, 2011
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Very enlightening read. Well written, engaging, and "today". The polar bear story alone is worth the price of the book. Look it up on p. 77.
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