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PMI SOMD Project Management Book Library

 

Welcome to the PMI Southern Maryland Chapter Book Library.  We want you to build your library and to become a better project manager - and to stay certified! Below is an initial selection of books that span the various Talent Triangle areas and cover various project managment skills.

The table below is filterable by Title of the Book, Author, or Category.  Do you want a book by Stephen Covey? Just type Covey in the Author search box.  Do you want a book that deals with Emotional Intelligence?  Type in Emotional in the Title search box.  Or do you want to look only at Leadership books?  Type Leadership in the Category Search Box.

Thanks again.  We will be adding to the list of books based on suggestions from you.  If you believe that we should add a book, please contact the PMI Southern Maryland Chapter Director of Communications.

Thanks,

Jeff Yellets

President, PMI Southern Maryland Chapter 

 

TitleAuthorCategoriesAmazon
15 secrets successful people know about time managementKevin KruseLeadership
3D Printing And Additive Manufacturing: Principles And Applications - Fifth Edition Of Rapid PrototypingChee Kai ChuaStrategic, Industry Knowledge
99 Negotiating Strategies: Tips, Tactics & Techniques Used by Wall Street's Toughest DealmakersDavid RosenLeadership
Negotiation
Achieving Strategic Alignment: How to Harness Its Power to Exceed Your Organizational GoalsBarry MacKechnieStrategic
Strategic Alignment
Advanced Scheduling Handbook for Project ManagersJeremie Averous
Thierry Linares
Technical
Scheduling
Advocacy: Championing Ideas and Influencing OthersJohn A. DalyLeadership
Influencing
Agile Project Management QuickStart Guide: A Simplified Beginners Guide To Agile Project ManagementEd StarkTechnical
Agile
AGILE: Agile Project Management, Kanban, Scrum, KaizenJason Bennett
Jennifer Bowen
Technical
Agile
Becoming a person of influence: How to positively impact the lives of othersJohn C. MaxwellLeadership
Influencing
Boundary Spanning Leadership: Six Practices for Solving Problems, Driving Innovation, and Transforming OrganizationsChris ErnstLeadership
Problem Solving
Build your Dream Team: Leadership Based on a Passion for PeopleCandela Iglesias ChiesaLeadership
Team Building
Business Acumen: In The Workplace (Global Workplace Skills Library)Lori GillinStrategic
Business Acumen
Communications Skills for Project ManagersG. Michael Campbell PMPLeadership
Communication
Conflict without Casualties: A Field Guide for Leading with Compassionate AccountabilityNate Regier Ph.D.Leadership
Conflict Management
Contract Management for Non-Specialists: A Bite-Sized Business BookPaul DaviesStrategic
Contract Management
Contract Management and Administration For Contract and Project Management Professionals: A Comprehensive Guide to Contracts, the Contracting Process, and to Managing and Administering ContractsJoseph J. Corey Jr.Strategic
Contract Management
Critical ChainEliyahu M. GoldrattStrategic
Strategic Alignment
Critical Thinking: Beginners guide to advanced critical thinking concepts for problem solving, decision making and goal achievementSteven WestLeadership
Problem Solving
Crucial Conversations Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High, Second EditionKerry PattersonLeadership
Communication
Conflict Management
Delivering Succeessful PMOsPeter Taylor
Ray Mead
Strategic
Operational Function
Developing Your Conflict Competence: A Hands-On Guide for Leaders, Managers, Facilitators, and TeamsTim A. FlanaganLeadership
Conflict Management
Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters MostDouglas StoneLeadership
Conflict Management
Earned Value Project ManagementQuentin Fleming
Joel Koppelman
Technical
Project Control
Schedule
Emotional Intelligence : Improve Your EQ For Business And Relationships | Unleash The Empath In YouDaniel GolemanLeadership
Emotional Intelligence
Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQDaniel GolemanLeadership
Emotional Intelligence
Emotional Intelligence 2.0Travis BradberryLeadership
Emotional Intelligence
Essential Scrum: A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile ProcessKenneth S. RubinTechnical
Agile
Failing Forward: Turning Mistakes into stepping stones for successJohn C. MaxwellLeadership
Motivation
Finance for Nonfinancial Managers, Second Edition (Briefcase Books Series)Gene SilicianoStrategic
Finance
Financial Intelligence, Revised Edition: A Manager's Guide to Knowing What the Numbers Really MeanKaren Berman
Joe Knight
Strategic
Finance
Find Your Why: A Practical Guide for Discovering Purpose for You and Your TeamSimon SinekLeadership
Inspiration
Finish what you start: the art of following through, taking action, executing, & self disciplinePeter HollinsLeadership
Motivation
Four Scenarios for the Future of the Federal Government: Collected Essays on Transforming GovernmentBill BrantleyStrategic
Industry Knowledge
Good Leaders Ask Great QuestionsJohn C. MaxwellLeadership
Inspiration
HBR Guide to Finance Basics for Managers (HBR Guide Series)Harvard Business ReviewStrategic
Finance
How Successful People ThinkJohn C. MaxwellLeadership
Inspiration
How to Save a Failing Project: Chaos to ControlRalph Young
Steve Brady
Technical
Project Control
Identifying and Managing Project Risk: Essential Tools for Failure-Proofing Your ProjectTom KendrickTechnical
Risk Management
Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems 2nd EditionDouglas M. MarshallStrategic
Industry Knowledge
Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don'tSimon SinekLeadership
Inspiration
Leadershift: The 11 Essential Changes Every Leader Must EmbraceJohn C. MaxwellLeadership
Strategic
Business Acumen
Leadership 2.0Travis BradberryLeadership
Leadership Essentials: Shaping Vision, Multiplying Influence, Defining CharacterGreg OgdenLeadership
Creating Vision
Aligning a Team to a Vision
Leadership Perpectives: A Curated Selection of Blog Posts Published (Leadership Perspectives) (Volume 1)David BarrettLeadership
Leading Successful PMOsPeter TaylorStrategic
Operational Function
Making Vision Stick (Leadership Library)Andy StanleyLeadership
Aligning a Team to a Vision
Mastering the Requirements Process: Getting Requirements Right (3rd edition)Suzanne Robertson
James Robertson
Technical
Requirements Gathering
Meeting the Ethical Challenges of Leadership: Casting Light or ShadowCraig E. JohnsonLeadership
Ethics
Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On ItChris VossLeadership
Negotiation
Practical Project Control Manager HandbookJeremie AverousTechnical
Project Control
Practical Project Risk Management: The ATOM MethodologyDavid Hillson
Peter Simon
Technical
Risk Management
Primary Greatness: The 12 Levers of SuccessSteven R. CoveyLeadership
Project Management Case StudiesHarold KerznerTechnical
Case Studies
Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and ControllingHarold KerznerTechnical
Project Control
Scheduling
Project Management: Achieving Competitive AdvantageJeffrey K. PintoStrategic
Competitive Advantage
Project Procurement Management: A Guide to Structured ProcurementsStephen GuthTechnical
Procurement Management
Project Recovery: Case Studies and Techniques for Overcoming Project FailureHarold KerznerTechnical
Case Studies
Project Risk Management: Essential Methods for Project Teams and Decision MakerYuri RayduginTechnical
Risk Management
Project Scope Management: A Practical Guide to Requirements for Engineering, Product, Construction, IT and Enterprise ProjectsJamal MoustafaevTechnical
Scope Management
Project Team Leadership and CommunicationSamuel MalachowskyLeadership
Communication
Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your HumanityKim ScottLeadership
Giving Feedback
Reengineering the Corporation: A Manifesto for Business Revolution (Collins Business Essentials)Michael HammerStrategic
Business Performance
Rescue the Problem Project: A Complete Guide to Identifying, Preventing, and Recovering from Project FailureTodd Williams
Tom Kendrick
Technical
Resolving Conflicts at Work: Ten Strategies for Everyone on the JobKenneth ClokeLeadership
Conflict Management
Risk Up Front: Managing Projects in a Complex WorldAdam Josephs
Brad Rubenstein
Technical
Risk Management
Seeing the Big Picture: Business Acumen to Build Your Credibility, Career, and CompanyKevin CopeStrategic
Business Acumen
Six Simple Rules: How to Manage Complexity without Getting ComplicatedYves Morieux
Peter Tollman
Strategic
Managing Complexity
Smart Choices: A Practical Guide to Making Better DecisionsJohn S. HammondStrategic
Decision Making
Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take ActionSimon SinekLeadership
Motivation
Strategic Planning, A Pragmatic GuideJohn H. Dobbs
John F. Dobbs
Strategic
Strategic Planning
Team Building: Proven Strategies for Improving Team PerformanceW. Gibb DyerLeadership
Team Building
Ten-Day MBA 4th Ed.Steven A SilbigerStrategic
Finance
Thanks for the Feedback: The Science and Art of Receiving Feedback WellDouglas StoneLeadership
Receiving Feedback
The 17 Indisputable Laws of Teamwork: Embrace Them and Empower Your TeamJohn C. MaxwellLeadership
The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You (10th Anniversary Edition)John C. MaxwellLeadership
The 5 Levels of Leadership: Proven Steps to Maximize Your PotentialJohn C. MaxwellLeadership
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective PeopleStephen CoveyLeadership
Inspiration
The Age of Agile: How Smart Companies Are Transforming the Way Work Gets DoneStephen DenningStrategic
Technical
Scheduling
Industry Knowledge
The Business Acumen Handbook: Everything You Need to Know to Succeed in the Corporate WorldSteven HainesStrategic
Business Acumen
The Deadline: A Novel About Project ManagementTom DeMarcoLeadership
Motivation
The Decision Book: Fifty Models for Strategic Thinking (Fully Revised Edition)Mikael Krogerus
Roman Tsch├Ąppeler
Jenny Piening
Strategic
Strategic Thinking
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership FablePatrick LencioniLeadership
The Effective Executive: The Definitive Guide to Getting the Right Things DonePeter DruckerStrategic
Decision Making
The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work, and Team with Positive EnergyJon GordonLeadership
Motivation
The Feedback Imperative: How to Give Everyday Feedback to Speed Up Your Team's SuccessAnna CarrollLeadership
Giving Feedback
The Keys to Our Success: Lessons Learned from 25 of Our Best Project ManagersDavid BarrettLeadership
The Motivational Techniques of Urban Meyer: A Leadership Case Study of the Ohio State Buckeyes Football Head CoachLeadership Case StudiesLeadership
Motivation
The Only Negotiating Guide You'll Ever Need, Revised and Updated: 101 Ways to Win Every Time in Any SituationPeter B. StarkLeadership
Negotiation
The Persuasive Project Manager: Communicating for UnderstandingBill BrantleyLeadership
Communication
The Project Management Office (PMO): A Quest for UnderstandingMonique Aubry
Brian Hobbs
Strategic
Operational Function
The Seven Things Your Team Needs to Hear You SayDavid M. DyeLeadership
Motivation
Together Is Better: A Little Book of InspirationSimon SinekLeadership
Inspiration
Turn the Ship Around: A True Story of Turning Followers into LeadersDavid Marquet
Stephen Covey
Leadership
Motivation
Unearthing Business Requirements: Elicitation Tools and Techniques (Business Analysis Essential Library)Rosemary Hossenlopp
Kathleen B. Hass
Technical
Requirements Gathering