If your project seems overbooked, with dueling stakeholders and mixed directions, getting everyone on board can make all the difference. Involvement of all parties in a project keeps things rolling, but being a project loner can mean a lonely ride.
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Are you practicing safe processes? Don't let turnover open your business up to the dangers of process knowledge loss. There are simple ways to protect yourself.
Nothing up your sleeve? That's a mistakeuse of job aids can target your training to keep your project efforts right on the mark.
The benefits of project management might be clear within the IT department, but perhaps not to the rest of your organization. When you are trying to bring PM into the rest of your organization, this can pose a problemunless you have the right strategy.
If you want to turn your business toward your customers, do it right and save a lot of time and frustration. Program Management is an invaluable part of a successful CRM initiative.
The other day I had a candidate say the following words to me in response to my inquiry to their annual income,It is just like buying a car or that diamond ring and the salesman asks how much you would like to spend. Why would you divulge how much you currently earn so that the company can make an offer for as low as they think it will take to get you in the door? It doesn't seem like a good idea at the car lot, and it definitely doesn't sound like a good idea when you think about a salary that will affect your livelihood. I have to say, all I could state in response to this was You're right!
In Part 1, we saw how job aids were quick and inexpensive solutions for improving performance where employees lacked knowledge or skills. Now, how to implement them in your projects.
The decisions you're making every day as a project manager may not lead you to an ethical crossroads. However, if they do, keeping good PM ethics in check can stop you from going down the wrong path.
Have you ever been involved in a process improvement (PI) project? Have you ever led one? Have you ever wondered if there are any criteria, methods or standards that really define how to conduct these projects that are supposed to deliver huge returns for the company while delivering more value to its customers, employees and owners? And if there were, what should a process improvement methodology look like anyway?
Well, wonder no more. Just spend a few minutes and this short primer will help you understand what to look for in selecting a Process Improvement (PI) Methodology.
When it comes to KM initiatives, sometimes the worst thing you can do is nothing at all.