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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.

Change Management: Understanding Perspectives

by Craig Curran-Morton

It's important to engage your stakeholders early on in the project process and work with them to understand their perspective. In this article, we will examine some of the key things to consider when making certain that your project engages and captures the perspectives of your stakeholders to ensure that project results are sustainable over the long term.

A Change Management System Based on Pareto’s Law

by Al DeLucia

The author’s team conducted a business process review to analyze a large database of changes. The benefits from the resulting change management system outlined in this article, including reduced change order processing times, better definitions of team member roles, and empowerment of the people closest to the action, contributed to improved project quality.

The Change Management Foundation

by Andy Jordan

While many organizations now have standard processes for managing change, effective change management needs more than just a process. Most projects have room for improvement, and in this article we look at how a PM can lay the foundation for strong change management right from project initiation.

Changing How We Change

by Dr. Terry Cooke-Davies
April 17, 2014 | 61:60 | Views: 1,400 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.02 / 5

Behavioural factors play a crucial part in all projects, but most especially in those with a high change content. Behaviour is determined to a large extent by context, which in turn depends on factors such as incentives. The management of both “hearts” and “minds” is essential for effective change. This webinar will draw on research and practice to suggest practical answers.

Change Management Basics

by Roland Hoffman
October 12, 2012 | 64:33 | Views: 680 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.14 / 5

This webinar by Roland Hoffmann, the CM CoP leader. explains the definition, history, and basics of operational change management.

Integrating Change Management and Project Management

by Bill Wilder
November 05, 2013 | 60:31 | Views: 347 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 3.92 / 5

Most projects fail because the people resist change. Recognizing this, project managers are exploring how to integrate more assessments, activities, and artifacts designed to overcome resistance. In this webinar you will discover what the research tells us about why projects fail and the top contributors to successful projects. We will review some examples of the activities and artifacts commonly integrated into project plans. This will include the five most effective levers for driving sponsor and stakeholder engagement.

Changing How We Change

by Dr. Terry Cooke-Davies
April 17, 2014 | 61:60 | Views: 1,400 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.02 / 5

Behavioural factors play a crucial part in all projects, but most especially in those with a high change content. Behaviour is determined to a large extent by context, which in turn depends on factors such as incentives. The management of both “hearts” and “minds” is essential for effective change. This webinar will draw on research and practice to suggest practical answers.

Change Management Basics

by Roland Hoffman
October 12, 2012 | 64:33 | Views: 680 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.14 / 5

This webinar by Roland Hoffmann, the CM CoP leader. explains the definition, history, and basics of operational change management.

Integrating Change Management and Project Management

by Bill Wilder
November 05, 2013 | 60:31 | Views: 347 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 3.92 / 5

Most projects fail because the people resist change. Recognizing this, project managers are exploring how to integrate more assessments, activities, and artifacts designed to overcome resistance. In this webinar you will discover what the research tells us about why projects fail and the top contributors to successful projects. We will review some examples of the activities and artifacts commonly integrated into project plans. This will include the five most effective levers for driving sponsor and stakeholder engagement.

Surviving by Managing Stability and Change

by Gil Regev
August 30, 2011 | 66:30 | Views: 206 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 3.81 / 5

Every community maintains some stable features that enable its stakeholders to identify it as distinct from other communities and from its environment. Communities have many built-in mechanisms to insure this stability. In a continuously changing environment, change becomes inevitable over time. Long living communities learn to carefully balance stability and change. In this talk we will describe some of the mechanisms that work toward and against change and discuss ways of dealing with them to improve the chances of long term success.

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