For most project managers, words like “influencing” and “manipulating” are taboo. This article explores these concepts through the perspective of PMI’s Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct.
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Working in a diverse, multicultural environment is fun—but also challenging. It requires an endless curiosity and acceptance of other cultures. If you manage this right, you will experience an enlightening journey.
Long thought to only be useful, beneficial and cost effective to larger firms, smaller businesses are also able to incorporate the advantages of a learning management system—a software application/service that helps organizations track, document, report and deliver educational courses and training programs to a workforce.
What happens when a company is acquired by a larger entity that fails to provide adequate leadership support with the resulting loss of corporate culture? Self-inflicted wounds can be avoided with a working project management framework, proper governance and a customer-centric focus.
The challenge in any organizational transformation is how to make the culture work for rather than against the desired change. To do that, we need to first understand what an organization is, how it functions and how we can orchestrate relationships between those functions so that culture becomes an enabler of effective change.
Does the employer you work for say anything about you? Should it? How do you separate your job and career from the organization that employs you?
Corporate culture is both difficult to define and even more challenging to change. There are theories that organizational culture shouldn’t be a management priority. This practitioner respectfully disagrees.
To stay ahead of emerging competition and expand their customer base, established organizations are embarking upon digital transformation. The challenge lies in changing existing lines of business and aligning organizational culture. This article shares transformation strategies for a process-mature organization.
Culture is the single most essential and fundamental ingredient to making organizational change work. And it is in the implementation of project management that we most often get this fact completely, utterly, desperately wrong.
You might feel that sustainability decisions for your organization are largely out of your hands. Don’t get discouraged—there are practical steps you can take.