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Change Log Template

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by Baria Abu Ghoush

Change management is one area of project management that will cause serious problems if not carefully managed. This change log template can be used by the project manager to log and track change requests throughout the life of the project.

Flowchart: Change Request Process

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by Baria Abu Ghoush

This single-page PDF flowchart depicts the process for facilitating communication about requested changes among the stakeholders of any project, providing a common process for resolving requested changes and reported problems, and reducing the uncertainty around the existence, state and outcome of a change that has been requested in a work product. Use it as a visual refresher or teaching tool.

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One Solution for Project Success: Project and Change Management in the PMBOK Guide

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by Thomas Luke Jarocki

Project management is primarily an integrative job. This includes the integration of change management principles and activities throughout the project lifecycle. Unfortunately, many practitioners--regardless of their backgrounds--find it difficult to integrate strong change management principles and techniques with project management practices. PMI standards hold many of the keys required for developing structured and robust change management activities without the need to create a separate or adjunct change management plan.

Why is Change So Difficult?

by Karen Chovan

The uncertainty that can go with change can subconsciously make us feel unsafe. The associated emotions trigger our brains to go into the fight-or-flight responses that protect us. It's time we position change in a frame of reference that invites alignment and a willingness to contribute.

4 Reasons Change Initiatives Fail

by Emma Weber, Patricia Pulliam Phillips and Jack Phillips

Change initiatives rarely get people to actually change their behavior because of four key factors: no ownership of the change; little understanding of what’s needed after the change; loss of control for those involved in the change; and little appreciation of the difference between reinforcement and reflection.

How to Manage Off-Specifications

by Tahir Khan

No matter how many projects you have worked on in your professional life, every single one of them has some form of change. Change is a constant throughout the project life cycle. This article provides details on what off-specifications are, and how an off-specification can be managed effectively.

Is Change Management in Your Job Description?

by Paul Baumgartner, PMP

Multiple dynamics are forcing organizational readiness to be “other duties as assigned” for project managers. Here’s why…and some proven methods to empower PMs to perform change management properly.

The Future of Business Transformation

by Andy Jordan

Business transformation is becoming more and more common, but will that trend continue? As projects and organizations continue to evolve, what will the impact be for transformative change?

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Leading Change - Your Challenges?  Gina Abudi  Jun 21, 2018 10:20 AM  23 
Components of Project Management Information System  Damian Perera  Jun 19, 2018 3:52 AM 
Change Management  Rebecca Tucker  Jun 13, 2018 10:41 AM  11 
Should we start thinking over a worldwide project which can make this earth free from atom bomb & Nuclear bomb ?  Vijay Singh  Jun 12, 2018 6:43 AM 
Best Practices for Budget Schedule overruns  Mark Avrin  Jun 11, 2018 9:48 PM 
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ROI for Soft Skills  John Fraser  Jun 8, 2018 12:01 PM 
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Change outside the scope of Project Charter  Yasser Kidwai  Jun 4, 2018 2:00 AM  11 
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Job Interview Hardest Questions to Project Manager?   Kevin Drake  May 28, 2018 12:47 AM  23 
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Looking for information on training engineers to write good implementation plans  Lisa Komidar  May 21, 2018 9:25 AM 
PMI-PBA® Exam Study Group  Michael Effanga  May 15, 2018 12:05 AM 
What if your boss is careless about the job?  Nabil Khreiss  May 7, 2018 11:03 AM  12 
Common Mistakes That Project Manager Needs To Avoid?  Igor Zdorovyak  May 4, 2018 7:36 AM  11 
Updating Project Document "Change Log" ?  kamal zidane  May 2, 2018 7:42 AM 
C-Level Executive engagement  Kev Coleman  Apr 30, 2018 11:46 PM 
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