MICHAEL SINGER DOBSON, PMP, is an
internationally known project management consultant, author,
and lecturer. He’s the author of 24 books on various aspects
of project management, office politics, organizational
dynamics, and personal growth.
He is the author of Project: Impossible, Creative Project
Management from McGraw-Hill, and six other books on project
management. His book Practical Project Management has
sold well over 60,000 copies, making him one of the best
selling authors in the project management field. His novels
Fox on the Rhine and MacArthur’s War were selections of the
Military Book Club, and his simulation game AD&D
Battlesystem won the H. G. Wells Award. He contributed the
decision theory section for a NASA/USAF Academy encyclopedia
of space systems engineering and operations.
As a project manager, Michael helped build the Smithsonian
Institution’s National Air and Space Museum and led creative
and marketing operations for one of the world’s most famous
hobby game companies. He is the world’s only private owner
of an Apollo spacesuit.
Michael has given well over 1,000 project management
seminars on three continents, with a distinguished client
list including Naval Reactors, Calvin Klein Cosmetics, Union
Carbide, NASA, GSA, the Weather Channel, and Australian
State Rail, along with numerous PMI-sponsored events.
He lives in Bethesda, Maryland, and is a member of the
Montgomery County chapter of PMI.
You can follow Michael on Twitter as “SideWiseThinker.” He
writes a weekly project management blog at
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