Dennis Lock's masterly exposition of the principles and practice of project management has been pre-eminent in its field for three decades. It examines the entire process in detail, from initial appraisal to final closedown, demonstrating techniques that range from the simplest of manual charts to sophisticated computer systems. The text is reinforced throughout with case examples and diagrams. For this eighth edition the text has been meticulously revised and updated, and includes a brand new chapter on aspects of managing project risk. As with previous editions, great care has been taken to ensure that the text style remains easy to read, with clear diagrams and a construction that is logically organized, well indexed and simple to navigate. The result is certain to maintain the book's acclaimed status as the standard project management work for managers and students alike. 'Project Management' is the best British textbook on the subject. It is preferred by students for its approachable style and offers excellent value for money.