Imagine yourself working in a multicultural team, with people spread around the world… is this just a possibility? Or a real thing that you are dealing with (or, you can see you are going to deal with this soon)? Let’s see how important is to consider diversity and national aspects of culture within our projects. When we talk about diversity, usually people consider gender or race (depending on the country). But it is essential to bear in mind age diversity (experience x energy), ethnic diversity (bias that everyone has), hobbies (things that can create proximity), etc. How different a Latin person thinks, in comparison with angle saxon people? What does mean "high context" and "low context" cultures? The outcomes will the consciousness, be aware, about the "Unconscious Bias", to avoid an exclusive leadership behavior, and increase the team performance, with some "tips" about the dimensions of leadership considering the diversity and national culture aspects.
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The work of the PMO starts and ends with people. Building the right team is not simply a best practice but onboarding the right team members ensures that the necessary buy-in is achieved and the right skills are deployed.
High organizational performance is an outcome of a good fit of LEADERSHIP, supportive CULTURE and TRUST. Generally organizational leadership is built upon either of the following: fear, obligation, or trust. However, only a foundation of trust results in the collaboration and goodwill necessary to achieve peak performance by the team and advancement in strategic direction.
What impression are you creating among your project and stakeholder community? Your reputation can provide a massive uplift in your influence, but only if it is well managed.
This webinar introduces the issue of workplace bullying and its impact on projects and project managers. Bullying can be as harmful in the workplace and on projects as it is in schools and other areas of society. Projects are subsets of workplaces and since project management is, for the most part, an activity that involves working very closely with others, the impact of a bully in a project is potentially lethal to project success.
Professionals working in the field of project management are often exposed to stressful situations and frustrations caused by a wide variety of challenges ranging from unrealistic expectations, stakeholder resistance, or constantly changing priorities. The reactions to these challenges depends greatly on the individual, their experience, and capabilities.
Through this session we'll dig deeper into the Business Agility Health radar and discover the 4 critical elements needed for designing successful business agility transformations.
Did you know that Business Analysts and Design Thinkers perform similar activities, but their approach might be completely different? In this webinar, we focus on a number of activities to be found with a BA remit and highlight what exercises a Design Thinker might undertake. We will present examples of how a Business Analyst and a Design Thinker might approach the same subject matter, leaving you food for thought in how you can approach your next assignment.. Major Takeaways: * Understanding of what Business Analysis is about * Appreciation of a Design Thinking approach * Ability to compare and contrast these two domains * New approaches to perform the same exercise
In this webinar, we describe who a Business Analyst is, where this individual falls within an organization, in which sectors Business Analysis activities are to be found and which competencies are required of a Business Analyst.We also look into the future of this profession as a whole.
The idea of “Selling the PMO” is an approach that has caused untold damage leading many PMOs to execution difficulties and others to outright failure. This must see webinar will discuss why you should never sell the PMO and shed light on the problems that quickly appear when a “Selling the PMO” mindset is at play.