Project management is changing dramatically. How is that being managed in your organization? Care needs to be taken to ensure that project managers remain motivated and engaged.
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Turf battles, poor oversight, misplaced objectives and vaguely defined responsibilities derail many transformation initiatives. Switching from a task management mindset to a benefit management framework can get these projects back on track.
The uncertainty that can go with change can subconsciously make us feel unsafe. The associated emotions trigger our brains to go into the fight-or-flight responses that protect us. It's time we position change in a frame of reference that invites alignment and a willingness to contribute.
Corporate culture is critically important; it can be the glue that holds an organization together and is a powerful foundation. But that culture is a byproduct of how the organization behaves—not a driver of it.
Stakeholders can make or break major change initiatives. But project managers often struggle to get stakeholders to collaborate and consider the impact of their decisions. Here is a framework for actively engaging your stakeholders throughout the project, starting with identifying and managing four key roles.