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Guide to Managing Workplace Conflicts

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Conflict in the workplace is generally the result of serious disagreement over needs or goals, and can cause severe damage to productivity if not handled immediately. This extensive guide will help you identify, handle and manage conflict before it handles your project.

Risk Review Process and Checklist

PREMIUM checklist

Need to perform a risk audit on a project? This Risk Review Process and Checklist guides you through an exhaustive review of the effort, including documentation, resourcing, delivery performance to date, financial performance to date, and much more. It's not just a checklist of simple measures, but asks a number of questions that truly speak to the potential for the project to achieve the results that were intended.

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Selecting the Best Delay Analysis Technique

by Ahmed Fouad Sedky

Delay is the ugly truth on most construction projects, but there are several delay analysis/forensic planning techniques that can be used. This article will provide a brief explanation of each—and when each method is best used.

A Comparison and Contrast Between Contract Management and Project Management (Part 2)

by Steve Olson

In Part 1 of this article, we reviewed the types of contracts, the CM methodology, profession and associations, and the role of the contract manager. Now we’ll review CM’s control tools, best practices, key success factors and the causes of failed contracts. Hopefully, this article and upcoming webinar will provide food for thought on how you can apply one or more of these to your PM role, organization or project.

A Comparison and Contrast Between Contract Management and Project Management (Part 1)

by Steve Olson

What can we learn from contract management and apply to our roles, organizations and projects? Welcome to this two-part article where we’ll examine the CM profession and its people, processes, tools and key success factors. Its objective is to give you a basic understanding of the CM profession and their associations, roles, methods and tools, and success factors for managing their contracts to successful outcomes.

Bullying at Work: An Ethical and Leadership Dilemma for all Project Managers

by Paul Pelletier, LL.B., PMP

Employers are becoming more acutely aware of the human, legal, ethical and financial costs associated with workplace bullying. In order to directly and proactively address this issue, project managers and their organizations need to take action. Learn about sources of information and tools available to assist in this endeavor along with a selection of proactive tips.

Managing the Aftermath of a Cyber Breach

by Kevin Coleman

Cyber breaches have become all too common--and the negative impact of these events is significant. Are you taking a project management approach to ensure a timely and well-executed response to address the numerous complex issues that accompany a breach?

Ethics @ Work

by Alankar Karpe

Following ethics standards and maintaining an ethical workplace culture makes perfect business sense. The author outlines the steps toward establishing corporate ethics and why instilling and maintaining a strong code of ethics in workplace culture is a long-term investment.

Build a Virtual Team Work Infrastructure to Avoid Collaboration Misfires

by Joe Wynne

Virtual teams have special communication obstacles that are not necessarily solved elegantly by the communication tools available in your project. You must combine multiple applications to create an infrastructure to meet the needs of virtual teams to interact and to complete project deliverables.

Project Management in Photovoltaics: Fast Track Your Project Management Career

by Danilo Tambone

This article focuses on project management in Photovoltaics, a sector of the fast evolving renewables industry. The author suggests approaches to setting up an appropriate methodology, explaining the most important differences with other traditional businesses; and, gives tips to project managers who want to get involved in the PV sector, as well as to companies and HR specialists who want to identify the best profiles for a “green” project manager role.

Project Management for Non-Project Mangers

by Andy Jordan

Is any career exempt from project management skills? You don’t have to be a project manager to practice project management; organizations recognizing this will find more benefits than they expected. Does your HR team have the right outlook?


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