Regardless of how small or large a project is, there will be a need for quick and strong decisions. Following the critical steps in an effective decision-making process, properly defining the roles and responsibilities of stakeholders and applying group decision facilitation techniques can help project managers nail the act of decision making.
Working in North America, it’s easy to dismiss PRINCE2 as some obscure, also-ran oddity from across the pond that has limited popularity. A little like afternoon tea or cricket, you hear about it occasionally, but don’t come across it in regular work very often. However, that is a stereotyped view that no longer applies.
As a result of economic growth and increasing projectization, the demand for project managers is expected to soar in the coming decade. At the same time, the collective impact of demographic trends, retirements, and cultural shifts in the workplace will create a shrinking talent pool that is insufficient to meet demand. This paper highlights what organizations can do to minimize the impact of the crisis.
One of the biggest mistakes that project managers often make is assuming--instead of determining--project goals and objectives at the very beginning. Lack of clear communication and understanding can be disastrous. Here's how to make sure the intent of your global project doesn't get lost in translation.
For many of us, the norm-breaking chaos of 2020 has changed our perception of the time-honored opportunity for self-improvement through resolutions. In this season of change and adversity, where do you fall in this spectrum of thought and review?
The fourth industrial revolution is here…are you ready for the changes? As complexity rises, best practices disappear as there is no universal best approach. Instead, what to do very much depends on the situation.
Panic-fueled activities are unlikely to help yourself or others. Worse, panic can paralyze us from taking action of any kind. To help you become more proactive in this age of COVID-19, let's look at a few ways project managers can choose to keep moving.