Stress, surprises and communication failures—especially in a virtual environment—are ever-present threats to our project success. Unfortunately, project managers often have a blind spot when it comes to their teams.
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En tant que chef de projet, j'ai souvent rencontré ou été témoin de situations où les parties prenantes ralentissent un projet par ignorance. Ignorance de ce qu'est un projet et pourquoi elles doivent désigner un chef de projet si elles souhaitent un minimum de garanties pour son bon déroulement.
Managing conflict is a critical competency for every leader and employee. Unfortunately, many people choose simply to ignore conflict and hope it goes away by itself, thinking that it’s not my call to resolve it. However, conflict is an essential part of growth, especially when there is a need to be innovative and creative, when deadlines are tight, and when the directions are unclear. So, if you prefer to keep quiet while facing a difficult situation, and hope it will blow over, this presentation will be helpful for you to get some confidence and change your perspective of conflicts.
The COVID-19 pandemic forced many teams to start working remotely. Even for those who are used to working in virtual environments, the events of 2020 have accelerated the intensity and changed the pace. The pandemic has changed how remote working is perceived, and has most likely changed forever, how virtual teams interact. With the importance of emotional intelligence (EQ) in leading project teams, it becomes more important while working remotely. Team members may feel isolated and this may contribute to reduced productivity. The leader may also feel the loss of control and could suffer from emotional disconnect. But these situations can be managed effectively. This webinar outlines basic the steps that you can take as a leader of project teams, to ensure that your teams remain engaged and highly productive.
Learn how to identify with people and relate to others in a way that increases your influence with them. People who connect with others have better relationships, experience less conflict, and get more things done than those who cannot connect. Leaders who have learned the art of connection are able to communicate their ideas persuasively, establishing buy-in and attracting followers.
Save Time With Tools And Templates
This Excel template allows you to keep track of various communication forms and technologies for your project, including the location, type and method. Alter the drop-down menus to suit your project.
Esta plantilla de Excel le permite realizar un seguimiento de varias formas y tecnologías de comunicación para su proyecto, incluida la ubicación, el tipo y el método. Modifique los menús desplegables para adaptarlos a su proyecto.
The purpose of this document is to provide an overall ICT communication strategy and plan for internal and external communication between staff as per their designated roles and responsibilities using specific communication channels such as emails, intranet, etc. This plan identifies audiences, communication channels, frequency, messages and standards.
이 프리젠 테이션 템플릿은 중대형 프로젝트 또는 동일한 이해 관계자가있는 여러 프로젝트를보고하는 데 사용되는 공식적인 고객 대응 현황 보고서입니다.
Learn From Others
Distinguish yourself by fostering inclusion to maintain project team productivity. Start by building from organizational policies and training—then apply that guidance to team and individual interactions.
We all talk, but do we communicate? In a complex project implementation environment, it isn’t so easy. Let's look at some specifics of project communication and why its failure can cause chaos—with four techniques for avoiding mistakes.
Unhelpful comments. Ill-informed suggestions. Back-and-forth bickering. With virtual collaboration tools now an essential part of how work gets done, it’s important to ensure we’re using those tools as effectively as possible. And oftentimes, we’re not.
You've been working in a different environment for a year now, using different skills. Make sure you take time to assess how it went so that you can generate something positive from this difficult period. It's as simple as asking yourself a series of questions to uncover lessons learned.
Various project management approaches employ terms and concept with their own specific meanings; much time has been spent on trying to create a common language among them. It would be better to focus on a common understanding, adjusting our language to our audience.
On a distributed project, the team can’t rely on the informal, incidental information-sharing that occurs when we’re roaming the same hallways or going out for lunch. That’s why an intentional communication strategy is needed to keep everyone informed and involved.
Organizational behavior theory offers insights into how collocated and dispersed teams can best work, but for many people the pandemic forced the issue and opened up a new way of working. Read what one project manager has learned about managing teams remotely over the last year.
As people become more comfortable with a distributed working model, the advantages of the approach become clearer. But how many of us are actually taking advantage of those opportunities?
Every project has a varying number of stakeholders—sometimes too many. Trying to meet all of their requirements is often an impossible mission. Keep these four tips in mind.
Question: Due to my special skill sets, I am often asked to move between teams, most of them virtual. Since each team functions differently (especially as we try to survive by being more flexible and responsive to the customer and also work from home), I find it difficult to remember how each team interacts and how to know the unspoken rules they use to run their projects and their online meetings. Is there any method that a team can use so that members, plus those of us who come in and out as needed, know how to adjust our behavior—and how they can standardize their own?
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