A comprehensive book on the subject, giving a balanced blend of theory and practice. Using the life-cycle approach and a total systems viewpoint, the book provides guidelines for managing any size and type of project. Some of the distinctive features of this book are the 7-C model for building an effective team; systems and procedures for project implementation, methods to organize along natural modules to get self-propelled and self-regulated project controls with minimum external intervention, value analysis and selective controls. Several case studies are included to highlight the effectiveness of various modes of project execution. With its novel approach and systematic treatment, the book would be immensely useful to professionals, trainees and students in the field of project management.