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Gower

Gower

Founded in 1967 and widely recognized as a specialist publisher of project management books and resources, Gower is now part of the Routledge / Taylor and Francis Group. Over the years, Gower published over 1000 business and project management books addressing some of the most challenging and cutting edge topics.

The Gower series on Advances in Project Management can be found at https://www.routledge.com/Advances-in-Project-Management/book-series/APM.  The newest project management titles from Routledge publishers including Gower can be found here.

Gower provides copies of selected new books to PM World for review, after which the book reviews are published in the PM World Journal and posted in the PM World Library.  Those reviews are now accessible below.  To read a book review, click on the title.  To learn more about the book, click on the cover image.  To learn something about the reviewer, click on her or his name.

– Book Reviews

              
The Essentials of Managing Quality for Projects and Programmes

The Essentials of Managing Quality for Projects and Programmes

By: John Bartlett
Reviewed by: Venkata Ramana Edagottu, Dec 2017

              
The Essentials of Managing Risk for Projects and Programmes

The Essentials of Managing Risk for Projects and Programmes

By: John Bartlett
Reviewed by: Jen Duenhoelter, Nov 2017

              
The Performance of Projects and Project Management: Sustainable Delivery in Project Intensive Companies

The Performance of Projects and Project Management: Sustainable Delivery in Project Intensive Companies

By: Laurence Lecoeuvre, Editor
Reviewed by: Catherine Cockrell, PhD, Apr 2017

              
Net Present Value and Risk Modelling For Projects

Net Present Value and Risk Modelling For Projects

By: Martin Hopkinson
Reviewed by: Ash Jantrania, PMP, CSM, Mar 2017

              
Project Leadership, 3rd Edition

Project Leadership, 3rd Edition

By: Sarah Coleman and Donnie MacNicol
Reviewed by: John Holderman, Mar 2017

              
The Social Project Manager

The Social Project Manager

By: Peter Taylor
Reviewed by: Susan Riewe, PMP, Feb 2017

              
The Social Project Manager

The Social Project Manager

By: Peter Taylor
Reviewed by: Heather Creer-Rygalski, Jan 2017

              
Culture and Project Management: Managing Diversity in Multi-Cultural Projects

Culture and Project Management: Managing Diversity in Multi-Cultural Projects

By: Omar Zein
Reviewed by: Luis Gallardo Estrella, Jan 2016

              
Management Science, Operations Research and Project Management: Modeling, Evaluation, Scheduling, Monitoring

Management Science, Operations Research and Project Management: Modeling, Evaluation, Scheduling, Monitoring

By: Jose Ramón San Cristóbal Mateo, PhD
Reviewed by: Jack Gao, Nov 2015

              
Project Management for Supplier Organizations

Project Management for Supplier Organizations

By: Adrian Taggart
Reviewed by: Luis Gallardo Estrella, Sep 2015

              
Project Ethics

Project Ethics

By: Haukur Ingi Jonasson and Helgi Thor Ingasson
Reviewed by: Javed Azam, Aug 2015

              
Exercising Agency

Exercising Agency

By: Mark Mullaly
Reviewed by: Butch Freeland, Jul 2015

              
Reinventing Communication

Reinventing Communication

By: Mark Phillips
Reviewed by: Rodger Martin, Feb 2015

              
Bridging the Business-Project Divide

Bridging the Business-Project Divide

By: John Brinkworth
Reviewed by: Diane Johnson Morris, PMP, Feb 2015

              
Requirements Management

Requirements Management

By: Mario Kossman
Reviewed by: Douglas Dodd, Jr, Jan 2015

              
Applying Lean Six Sigma in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Applying Lean Six Sigma in the Pharmaceutical Industry

By: Bikash Chatterjee
Reviewed by: Arvind Tripathi, Nov 2014

              
The Secret Life of Decisions

The Secret Life of Decisions

By: Meena Thuraisingham, in collaboration with Wolfgang Lehmacher
Reviewed by: Nazanin Mehrooz, Sep 2014

              
Validating Strategies: Linking Projects and Results to Uses and Benefits

Validating Strategies: Linking Projects and Results to Uses and Benefits

By: Phil Driver
Reviewed by: Johnny Gan, Aug 2014

              
Trust in Virtual Teams

Trust in Virtual Teams

By: Thomas P. Wise
Reviewed by: Shailaja Suresh, Aug 2014

              
Project Ethics

Project Ethics

By: Haukur Ingi Jonasson and Helgi Thor Ingason
Reviewed by: Patty Kelley, Jul 2014

              
Project Think: Why Good Managers Make Bad Decisions

Project Think: Why Good Managers Make Bad Decisions

By: Lev Virine and Michael Trumper
Reviewed by: Brad Hermanson, PE, PMP, MBA, Jun 2014

              
Business Leadership for IT Projects

Business Leadership for IT Projects

By: Gary Lloyd
Reviewed by: Shailaja Suresh, Jun 2014

              
The Rules of Project Risk Management

The Rules of Project Risk Management

By: Robert J. Chapman, PhD
Reviewed by: Walter R. Washburn, Jun 2014

              
Project Risk Governance

Project Risk Governance

By: Dieter Fink
Reviewed by: Conrado Morlan, May 2014

              
Project Management – Tenth Edition

Project Management – Tenth Edition

By: Dennis Lock
Reviewed by: Diane Johnson Morris, PMP, Apr 2014

    

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