welcome to dashdot publications

Providing a range of topical, practical, relevant and entertaining publications in a variety of formats for managers of businesses of all sizes and of projects, programmes and portfolios. 


Hello, welcome to the internet shop for dashdot publications, an established, independent, UK-based publisher of books and booklets.

In the last fifteen years we have produced over a dozen titles for education, information and entertainment. And we are continuing with new titles, editions, formats, access and pricing.


The principal author is Tom Taylor – current principal of management consultancy dashdot, a co-founder and retained advisor with Buro Four and a previous President and Chair of APM – the Association for Project Management; constantly supported by Rob Dee and selectively by Ed Rhodes.


There are themes of For Business, For Project Management, For Design and For Fun – as below and in the Shop.

Titles cover general guidance plus niche, topical and important issues such as sustainability, and management during pandemics.


dashdot publications are available in a variety of formats:

  • Lowest cost PDF downloads for immediate access.
  • Low-cost, soon-as-possible hardcopy paperbacks as print-on-demand, via Lulu.com
  • Discounted hardcopy paperbacks direct from dashdot.
  • And through internet and High Street book sellers.

Please see the options available in the listing for each title.

This growing collection devised and written by Tom Taylor of dashdot (also co-founder of Buro Four and former Chairman and President of the Association for Project Management), in conjunction with Rob Dee and Ed Rhodes, has been produced with the support of Buro Four.

The various volumes may be grouped as follows:

Business aspects – specifically covering Recession Survival and Recovery, plus Good Business Advisors and management during pandemics.

Project Management – including Management in Practice, Leadership in Action (of four booklets), Time Matters (of four booklets) and How To Select The Right Project Manager.

Design themes – such as ‘An Introduction to the Ever-expanding Design Team’ and all about ‘Collaboration’ as an Introduction and Study Guide plus ‘Sustainability Interventions’ for teams.

And a Fun series – covering ‘Sixteen Stories’, ‘Characteristics of Effective Project managers’ (which has a serious side) and GMPM (which does not).

Also included within the Fun series is the Foundation Series – in development and currently including, as free downloads or hardcopy samples, ‘Management in the Real World’ as scenarios and ‘Meet the Managers’ as stories for telling and discussion.

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