RMC’s publishing arm expects Jerry Manas’ second book to be available by the end of the year.
RMC Publications, the publishing arm of RMC Project Management has signed best-selling project management author Jerry Manas to an authorship agreement. The agreement covers Manas' second book, tentatively titled Managing the Gray Areas, scheduled for release in late 2007. The book will touch on many topics, including principles, ethics, decision-making, incentives, staffing, critical thinking and communication.
Manas, who provides leadership and project management training to Fortune 500 companies, recently helped lead over 400 volunteers in the creation of the Project Management Institute's new global standards for Program and Portfolio Management, and also contributed to the Organizational Project Management Maturity Model (OPM3). Manas' first book, Napoleon on Project Management (Nelson Business, April 2006), generated a buzz within project management and general management circles (see “Sacre Bleu! Napoleon, Project Manager?”).
The signing of Manas by RMC Publications signals a significant shift in strategy as it relates to publishing business-related titles, which Manas embraces wholeheartedly. "I couldn't be more excited to work with [RMC president] Rita Mulcahy and her publishing company, particularly because of their comprehensive business