There are a lot of challenges to implementing strategy, and they depend in large part on what you are managing—and the environment in which you are managing it. This article looks at strategic implementation from the perspective of four situations in which you might find yourself.
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One of the biggest barriers to successful strategic change is the inability of the organization to absorb it. What’s the role of project management in helping prepare that environment?
We all know how templates can help us in our jobs. But have you ever considered that your templates could be harming your project? You have to adapt each one, as they are not one-size-fits-all solutions. Here are four things to keep in mind to ensure your templates aren't dragging you down.
Operations play a critical role in the successful maintenance and sustainability of products or services once they are released into production. Employing a disciplined approach to operations management can lead to increased effectiveness, cutting costs and a competitive advantage.
The need for prioritization appears when multiple projects are planned in an organization and there is a shortage of resources. In order to deliver business goals and objectives, the focus should be on projects that provide strategic value. Learn about the factors and methods involved to better prioritize your projects.
Project managers who have difficulty handling stakeholder interactions can become frustrated and turn to micromanagement, losing sight of their overall role guiding the team. Organizational network analysis (ONA) can be used to examine the health of stakeholder engagement in a project environment and promote better relationships.
Shouldn’t the real focus of an enterprise be to deliver sustainable value to its stakeholders? How does a strategy that incorporates sustainability’s "triple bottom line" manifest itself in the way an enterprise delivers value to all of its stakeholders?
Business continuity planning has always been a slightly niche discipline for project managers, but things are changing—and we need to be ready.
System archetypes are reoccurring patterns of behavior that can be found in any type of organizational system. They serve us as effective tools to diagnose projects, identify and manage risks, and point out underlying structures that are signaling where fundamental decisions must be made in order to fix a root cause.
As the world changes more quickly and projects become ever more important, project management becomes more critical than ever to success…right? Well, maybe not...