As project managers, our biggest commitment is to our team members…but what does that really mean, and how ready are we to live the commitment? This writer shares some valuable personal lessons learned over the years.
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All projects have proponents—but also those who don’t want the project to move forward for various reasons. This article offers some practical techniques to address and resolve tense situations so your project can move ahead.
Effective partnerships with your human resources team can lend incredible support in your drive to increase maturity within the PMO and with your program and project managers. The Project Management Institute offers a wide assortment of research, tools, and programs that—when working collaboratively with the HR team—you can help to integrate into your organization.
Many project managers find themselves with team members spread across multiple pieces of work. How do you manage that effectively, especially for new project managers?
Minimizing the number of times that a resource has to switch between projects and activities can help mitigate negative impacts, but it’s only a short-term solution. There also has to be a permanent solution—or the project risks failure.
As a project manager working in teams, your members are the lifeblood of project success. Without them, there is no work performed. How can we help human resources and ourselves hire the best people for the job?