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First Printing July 2009

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-713690-2

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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Bender,Michael B.
  A manager’s guide to project management :learn how to apply best
practices / Michael B.Bender.
  ISBN 978-0-13-713690-2 (hardback :alk.paper)  1. Project
management.  I.Title.
  HD69.P75B446 2010

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To my father, who crawled out of the coal mines of Pennsylvania and climbed the corporate ladder, but never sacrificed his time with his family. You taught me more about business than both of us ever knew.

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