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Reinventing Project Management
The Adaptive Diamond Approach

The Diamond Team

A. Shenhar

Aaron J. Shenhar is a Professor of Technology and Project Management at Rutgers Business School and Director of the PSM program at Rutgers University. Until 2008 he was Institute Professor of Management and the founder of the project management program at Stevens Institute of Technology. Previously he was at various positions at the Universities of Minnesota and Tel-Aviv. He holds five academic degrees in engineering and management from Stanford University and the Technion in Israel. He was the first recipient of the Project Management Institute Research Achievement Award, and the IEEE Engineering Manager of the Year Award.

Prior to his academic career, Dr. Shenhar accumulated 18 years of technical and management experience as an executive at Rafael, a leading organization in the defense industry in Israel. In his research he is focused on project management, innovation management, and the leadership of professional workers in technology-based organization. He is a consultant to leading high-technology organizations such as 3M, NASA, Honeywell, Dow Jones, and the US Army. He is co-author of the book, Reinventing Project Management: The Diamond Approach to Successful Growth and Innovation, 2007 Harvard Business School Press. The book was selected among the best five top business books of 2007. Dr. Shenhar is also the CEO of The Technological Leadership Institute, a consulting firm focusing on aligning business and technology.

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D. Dvir

Dov Dvir is head of the Management Department at Ben Gurion University, School of Management in Israel.  He has managed projects, innovation, R&D, and high technology businesses for more than 20 years.

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