This 3rd edition of an Artech House bestseller is packed with fresh, field-tested insights on how to plan, lead, and complete tasks with extraordinary effectiveness. It provides task managers with expanded coverage on vital chain planning, numerous task selection and management, vital change task networks, brand-new Lean methods associated with vital chain task management (CCPM), and reliable methods for bringing about the organisational change needed to be successful. This innovative work spells out all the CCPM methods, devices, and theory managers need to develop vital chain solutions and use them to their difficult tasks. Furthermore, the book assists managers master key task skills not covered in other vital chain books, such as scope control and side effects management. This easy-to-follow resource reveals managers how to reduce task delivery time, eliminate expense and scheduling over-runs, manage task resources more efficiently, reduce anxiety on their task groups, and surface tasks that satisfy or go beyond expectations.