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An exploration of how companies can begin using change management principles to increase project effectiveness in times of significant change. The presentation will focus on change management, as well as stakeholder and sponsor management.
Project launch time is looming in Santa Land. December 24th is a strict deadline. Workers are frantic, frenzied, frazzled, and full of fret. Come listen in as the Elfin Spirit of Lean Illumination shares with a distressed Toy factory leader the Meaning of Lean Change Management.
It used to be thought that with the right reasons, humans would do as reason dictated. That proved false. Then it was believed that emotions mattered. True, but also a completely insufficient answer. To change behavior, we need to get to grips with the phenomenon of habit (sometimes our ally, but often not!)
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.
Programs and projects are done for customers, whether internal, external, or hidden, and in our work, we need to actively engage customers to focus on them for business value. Our goal is to anticipate customer requirements and involve customers from the beginning and after program and project completion.
All nonprofit organizations have visions, but their visions without plans are just dreams. Chapters and project managers have the talents to make these dreams come true. We will describe the processes and tools used by the AA-PMI chapter to plan and execute successful projects and the differences these projects have made the community, the chapter and its members.
The topic of the webinar, close to the border of psychology, includes those ethical aspects that are tremendously influencing our projects and social life as well. The presenter, member of the PMI Ethics Member Advisory Group talks about the psychological distance between our actions and their impact, about how this distance explains some of our temptations (especially when we fell pray to them) and about the broken window concept applied in ethics (something that we encounter more and more nowadays). Ethics tools available for practitioners are presented and their possible practical results shortly described.
The book "Choose Your WoW! A Disciplined Agile Delivery Handbook for Choosing Your Way of Working (WoW)", was released January 2019. It represents a significant new release of the Disciplined Agile Delivery (DAD) portion of Disciplined Agile and, more importantly, describes how a team can take a streamlined, guided approach to process improvement.