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Book review IJMPB 12,2 Managing Project Competence by Rolf Medina Edited by Ginger Levin CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group Boca Raton, FL 170pp., ISBN-13: Hardback: 978-1-4987-8438-2 UKP 55.99 e-Book: 9781315155586 UKP 62.00 Review DOI 10.1108/IJMPB-06-2019-287 Introduction Authored by Dr Rolf Medina, who is a boundary spanner working both as independent consultant and in academia, this book makes a highly welcome difference to the wealth of practitioner-oriented books in the field of management. The difference lies in balancing both the generality of the wide range of existing research literature on the subject with the particularity of real-life cases experienced by the author, obtained in his many years of consulting in and for organizations of various sizes and industries. Through this, the book allows leveraging research findings of general nature, stemming from hundreds, if not thousands of companies in published studies, with the situational specifics of real-life situations in organizations, written with a sense of “usability” that allows readers to apply the book’s subjects directly onto their organizational reality for operational implementation. This makes the book an outstanding reading for those who look forward to “learn” new insights, instead of just being entertained by the success stories of a single author or http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Managing Projects in Business Emerald Publishing

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
1753-8378
DOI
10.1108/IJMPB-06-2019-287
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IJMPB 12,2 Managing Project Competence by Rolf Medina Edited by Ginger Levin CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group Boca Raton, FL 170pp., ISBN-13: Hardback: 978-1-4987-8438-2 UKP 55.99 e-Book: 9781315155586 UKP 62.00 Review DOI 10.1108/IJMPB-06-2019-287 Introduction Authored by Dr Rolf Medina, who is a boundary spanner working both as independent consultant and in academia, this book makes a highly welcome difference to the wealth of practitioner-oriented books in the field of management. The difference lies in balancing both the generality of the wide range of existing research literature on the subject with the particularity of real-life cases experienced by the author, obtained in his many years of consulting in and for organizations of various sizes and industries. Through this, the book allows leveraging research findings of general nature, stemming from hundreds, if not thousands of companies in published studies, with the situational specifics of real-life situations in organizations, written with a sense of “usability” that allows readers to apply the book’s subjects directly onto their organizational reality for operational implementation. This makes the book an outstanding reading for those who look forward to “learn” new insights, instead of just being entertained by the success stories of a single author or

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International Journal of Managing Projects in BusinessEmerald Publishing

Published: Jun 3, 2019

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