Project Management in the Hybrid Workplace

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Pub Date 15 Jun 2022 | Archive Date 26 Sep 2022
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Description

For decades, organizations of all sizes and in all industries have struggled at managing projects. Even though employees primarily worked together in physical offices, rare was the project that came in on time and on budget and delivered what stakeholders expected.

The M–F/9–5 in-person world of work is gone forever. Depending on the country, more than nine in ten people would rather quit their jobs than return to the office five days per week. Brass tacks: Remote and hybrid workplaces are here to stay, and they pose formidable obstacles that complicate managing projects and launching new products.

Against this backdrop arrives Project Management in the Hybrid Workplace, Phil Simon’s timely and highly anticipated follow-up to his award-winning book Reimagining Collaboration.

In his inimitable style, Simon adeptly fuses critical research and concepts from a slew of diverse and seemingly unrelated fields, including Agile software development, human resources, supply chain management, organizational behavior, cognitive psychology, and labor economics. Brimming with detailed case studies, penetrating insights, and practical advice, Simon’s twelfth book is a tour de force.

For decades, organizations of all sizes and in all industries have struggled at managing projects. Even though employees primarily worked together in physical offices, rare was the project that came...


A Note From the Publisher

ISBN: 979-8-9858147-2-9 (hardcover)
ISBN: 979-8-9858147-1-2 (ebook)

ISBN: 979-8-9858147-2-9 (hardcover)
ISBN: 979-8-9858147-1-2 (ebook)


Advance Praise

“A great book. Not only does Simon make essential points about operations, he does so in a fun and interesting way.”
—Dr. Peter Cappelli, Professor of Management, University of Pennsylvania Wharton School and author of The Future of the Office

“Only an idiot would attempt to manage a project in the post-COVID hybrid world without Phil Simon’s book. From social capital, piloting, and collaboration tools to the importance of clear writing, he covers it all, with clear prescriptions and terrifying case studies. Trust me: you should read this book before you start your next project.”
—Josh Bernoff, bestselling author or co-author of six books including Writing Without Bullshit

“The way we work has changed, but too many leaders haven’t changed their methods. This book will teach you how to modernize your approach to project management.”
—David Burkus, author of Leading From Anywhere

“Simon’s no-nonsense approach blasts through organizational theory and hits home where it matters. Project Management in the Hybrid Workplace details the why, the what, and the new, ever-important how of effective project management.”
—Darren Murph, Head of Remote at GitLab and author of Living the Remote Dream

“There can be no better guides for getting stuff done in the maze of the new hybrid workplace and its associated technology than Phil Simon and his book Project Management in the Hybrid Workplace.”
—Nick Morgan, President, Public Words Inc. and author of Can You Hear Me?

Project Management in the Hybrid Workplace is a window into the real world of projects—formal and informal. It’s a great read for project management professionals and the rest of us who just work on projects (so everyone?) I’m adding it to my recommendation list for new grads and anyone needing a boost in a new or current job.”
—Terri L. Griffith, Keith Beedie Chair in Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Simon Fraser University and author of The Plugged-In Manager

“I learned more in these pages than I did in 13 years running an all-remote professional services company. Terrific and timely, this book is required reading for all team leads and managers.”
—Jay Baer, co-author of Talk Triggers: The Complete Guide to Creating Customers with Word of Mouth

“With unquestionable tech chops, relentless research, and perfectly placed pop-culture references, Phil Simon provides the ultimate guide to getting projects done in the hybrid workplace. Get ready to learn and, at times, laugh out loud.”
—Karin Reed, CEO, Speaker Dynamics, and author of Suddenly Hybrid: Managing the Modern Meeting

“A great book. Not only does Simon make essential points about operations, he does so in a fun and interesting way.”
—Dr. Peter Cappelli, Professor of Management, University of Pennsylvania Wharton...


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