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Project Management and Product Development Book Reviews Index

Keep up to date with insightful reviews of project management and other books relating to product development, all written by Preston Smith. They can help you apply your reading time to best advantage. In the table below, the link on the left will take you directly to the review of that book, and the link on the right leads to the reviewing journal’s Web site, should you wish to learn more about the journal.

In some cases, the final PDF version of the review is provided. In others, the final submitted version appears here as HTML, and you can purchase the “definitive version” from the link provided to the publisher.

If you are specifically interested in project management, you may find value in the book chapters on concurrent development teams and project risk management in the Field Guide to Project Management.

Preston Smith Book Reviews

Book Review: Portfolio Management for New Products

by R. G. Cooper, S. J. Edgett, and E. J. Kleinschmidt. Hamilton, Ontario: McMaster University, 1997. 131 + xi pages ...

Book Review: Product Juggernauts: How Companies Mobilize to Generate a Stream of Market Winners

Jean-Philippe Deschamps and P. Ranganath Nayak, (Harvard Business School Press, Boston, 1995), $29.95 Not long ago, companies considered product development ...

Book Review: Product Leadership: Creating and Launching Superior New Products

by Robert G. Cooper (Perseus Books, Reading, MA; 1998) $27.50 Many new products, despite apparently being wonderful ideas, fail ...

Book Review: TechnoLeverage: Using the Power of Technology to Outperform the Competition

by F. Michael Hruby. New York: Amacom, 1999. 239 + xi pages. $27.95. Product developers seem to be in a ...

Book Review: The Art of Innovation: Lessons in Creativity from IDEO, America’s Leading Design Firm

Tom Kelley with Jonathan Littman; New York: Doubleday, 2001, 308 + xii pages, US$26.00 Over the past ten years, IDEO ...

Book Review: The Chinese Century & Doing Business in the New China

(published: JPIM) The Chinese Century by Oded Shenkar and Doing Business in the New China: A handbook and Guide by ...

Book Review: The Development Factory: Unlocking the Potential of Process Innovation

by Gary P. Pisano. Boston: Harvard Business Review Press, 1997. 343 + xii pages. $35.00. This book covers a subject ...

Book Review: The Entropy Vector: Connecting Science and Business

by Robert D. Handscombe and Eann A. Patterson. Journal of Product Innovation Management, January 2005, pp. 105-106 ...

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