6 Keys to Drive Change, Growth and Innovation
If you have followed my articles, you know that for decades I have been evangelizing (or harping) on the notion that C-suites need to re-think what they need in their project management professionals. They are realizing that the operational aspect of the organization is one that maintains and fosters the status quo while it is initiatives, programs and projects that drive change, growth and innovation.
Given that realization, it only stands to reason that they need a project management organization and project managers who are not just adept at the ins and outs of the project management process, related tools and emerging technologies, but also are exceptional in:
- Delivering stakeholder-driven outcomes
- Managing organizational and transformational change
- Navigating the organization’s culture
- Building, growing and leading teams
- Business and systems thinking
- Understanding the nature, history and processes of the organization in context to its industry
In many ways, you could imagine organizations as the ultimate work-in-progress project, one that is constantly evolving, changing and transforming in order to achieve its goals.
In that context, it’s easy to see why an organization would need project managers who can embrace moving targets and continuously adapt to the changing needs of the organization—especially those required to meet
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