Stakeholders are not all created equal, but that’s often how project management is taught. If you are a stakeholder supporting a new project manager, there are a number of things you can do to make life easier.
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Make sure your project team is ready to avoid conflict from mismanaged changes. Use this tactic to ensure that your project team knows what to do—and what not to do—before any change is requested or suggested.
One of the biggest barriers to effective modern change management is the insistence on top-down governance and oversight. Solving that is critical to project success.
Leadership is about staying ahead of those who you seek to lead. But how do you stay ahead? By asking yourself the right questions. This list of timely questions will get you started...
Dealing With Conflicts in Projects: Viewpoint of Different Stakeholders During Product Conception Engineeringby
How can one deal with delays on the approval of engineering documents in projects? Stressing the need to balance expectations between suppliers and customers, the author explains the triggers that lead to divergences on deliveries and a method to reduce the occurrence of comments having low relevance in engineering documents.
A simple tool can be applied by any individual, team, organization or country. The framework, which covers the basic principles and fundamentals of projects that everyone should know, is practical and easy to implement—a proven tool that will assist you in leading projects more successfully and in making your dreams a reality.
Sponsors can be tremendously frustrating for PMs, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Start your career (or your project) off on the right foot and own your sponsor relationship by following a few guidelines.
Never send another email that ends up unread. With a few personalization techniques in your toolkit, your project communications will be so much more effective. Ready to learn how?
The growing Project Economy will lead to certain expectations of project teams—and there are things you can do to make sure your team lives up to them. Here are two tactics to use during a project to increase chances of success.
With remote teams the rule, not the exception, it has become more difficult than ever to keep team members and stakeholders informed, aligned and engaged. One tool that can help is the decision log: a simple listing of why, when and how decisions are made, as well as relevant details.