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Business of portfolio management : boosting organizational value through portfolio management

By: Fraser, IainMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: New Delhi Viva Books 2018Description: 166pISBN: 9789387486652Subject(s): Organizational change | Project management | LeadershipDDC classification: 658.4 FRA Summary: Today there is a gap between organizational strategy and day-to-day management activities. To capitalize on new opportunities, or "getting ahead" rather than just "staying in business," most workplaces need a radical transformation. This transformation can begin with how organizations devise and manage their portfolios. Long underutilized as a mechanism to provide value, portfolio management is now being recognized as an effective approach to bridging these critical business elements. Thbook offers keys to adopting a new approach to portfolio management that boosts organizational value. Authorr proposes a solution that lies in using the value management framework to link organizational strategy to portfolio content and to delivery mechanisms. In this text, case study examples illuminate in-depth discussions explaining the value management framework, implementation and delivery techniques, portfolio leadership qualities, key roles and professional development, and change management. Also included is an overview of organizational maturity models to evaluate project, program, and portfolio performance as well as tools and techniques to implement, execute, and measure their benefits and value contribution. To capture success, every organization should ultimately thrive in a culture that embraces its purpose, people, and performance (or the "3Ps to success"), so that aligned activity and empowered people can achieve the confidence to deploy true portfolio management, which is how this text does business that adds value to any organization"
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Table of contents:
1. Organizational woes and wishes
2. Portfolio management
3. Using program and project management to deliver change and realize benefits
4. Supporting functions

Today there is a gap between organizational strategy and day-to-day management activities. To capitalize on new opportunities, or "getting ahead" rather than just "staying in business," most workplaces need a radical transformation. This transformation can begin with how organizations devise and manage their portfolios. Long underutilized as a mechanism to provide value, portfolio management is now being recognized as an effective approach to bridging these critical business elements. Thbook offers keys to adopting a new approach to portfolio management that boosts organizational value. Authorr proposes a solution that lies in using the value management framework to link organizational strategy to portfolio content and to delivery mechanisms. In this text, case study examples illuminate in-depth discussions explaining the value management framework, implementation and delivery techniques, portfolio leadership qualities, key roles and professional development, and change management. Also included is an overview of organizational maturity models to evaluate project, program, and portfolio performance as well as tools and techniques to implement, execute, and measure their benefits and value contribution. To capture success, every organization should ultimately thrive in a culture that embraces its purpose, people, and performance (or the "3Ps to success"), so that aligned activity and empowered people can achieve the confidence to deploy true portfolio management, which is how this text does business that adds value to any organization"

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