About the author
Guy L. De Furia PhD
Affiliations: Member of the Project Management Institute (PMI) and certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP) by the PMI.
Ph.D. Management Science & Organizational Psychology, 1996, St. John's University.
Management Science & Organizational Psychology, all but dissertation, Stevens Institute of Technology, 1970-1975.
M.A. General Experimental Psychology, Fairleigh Dickenson University, 1969.
B.A. Psychology, Rutgers University, 1967.
Organizational Development & Effectiveness Certification, U.S Army Organizational Effectiveness School & Center, 1980.
Advanced Organizational Development & Human Resources Course, Columbia University, 1982.
Should I Trust You? Important Questions to Ask, Create Space Independent Publishing, 2015.
Project Management - Recipes for Success, Taylor & Francis Publishing, 2009.
Doctoral Dissertation, A Behavioral Model of Interpersonal Trust, St. John's University, 1996
U.S. Marine Corps Manpower Requirements Determination Program manual, 1984, Principal Author.
Handbook of Cost Benefit Analysis, Military District of Washington, 1978.
Basic Business Mathematics, De Furia Associates, circa 1990.
Publication: Articles for ESI Horizons
"Standard Deviation as a Measure of Schedule Risk"
"How to Set and Use Project Control Limits" Part 1.
"How to Control Your Project, Setting and Using Control Limits" Part 2.
"Adding Risk to Project Estimates: PERT Vs Monte Carlo"
"How to Estimate Risk Probabilities".
Retired: Writing books 2015 – Present
Educational Services Institute (ESI) Instructor 1993-2015
Taught following courses: Managing Projects; Scheduling and Cost Control; Risk; Leadership, Management & Communications; Project Planning, Analysis & Control; Project Management Applications.
Delta Consulting Associates/ Principal 1986-1993
De Furia Consulting Associates
Assessment, design, marketing, implementation and evaluation of following efforts for government and private sector clients: Strategic Planning; Organizational Structuring; Career Development; Leadership Transitions: Performance Management Counseling; Communications and Supervisor/Subordinate Team Building. Lectured and published on "How to achieve Successful Organizational Development Consulting; The Management of Change, Organization Structuring; and the Training Specialist as an Agent of Change.
Hay Systems, Inc. Director of HR Consulting 1986-1988
Responsible for marketing, analysis, design, development, implementation and evaluation of executive level training and organizational development efforts. Project Director for methods and policy for determining all Marine Corps non-combat manpower requirements. This included mission analysis, organizational structure analysis, occupational specialty and grade analysis, work measurement, multiple regression analysis, methods improvement and manpower standards development. Project included the writing of the Marine Corps Manpower Requirements Determination Manual.
HQ Depart of Army, Pentagon, Senior OD Consultant 1978-1985
Marketing, assessment, design, implementation and evaluation of following efforts: Strategic Planning, Organizational Structuring, Management/Leadership Transitions, Organizatioal Culture, Task Force Management, Conflict Resolution, Career Development, Performance Management and Team Building.
Mil Dist. of Wash Team Leader Management Analyst 1976-1978
Responsible for organization and management of survey teams which purposes were to identify problems and develop plans for achieving work flow, cost and management improvements plus the determination of manpower requirements. Comptroller official for the review of all proposals including cost benefit analysis and statements of work to convert civilian functions to private sector contract. Wrote the Military District of Washington Handbook of Economic Analysis.
Army Electronics Command Management Analyst 1974-1976