In a world that is becoming more and more virtual—and a melting pot of cultures and backgrounds—we need to develop high cultural awareness, learn to be interested in other people’s backgrounds, and invest in building relationships. Keep these tips in mind.
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For a group of women in Rwanda, brickmaking is more than just an industrial skill. It is a way to help build a much-needed community center. This article examines how Women for Women International in Washington, DC partnered with Sharon Davis Design in New York to build the Women's Opportunity Center (WOC) in eastern Rwanda.
Companies can’t address sustainability on their own—they need project managers to do their part.
The article talks about the myth that you must have strong pre-existing relationships to drive the key changes necessary to transform an organization. What truly helps attain success is having crucial conversations with one and all—one at a time.
Project teams are often a microcosm of the organizations they live within. We should assess and actively work to improve the health of our teams—and then think about how we can impact the health of the broader organization.
You cannot get the most out of your team if every individual does not feel fully included. Use these targeted techniques to build a productive work environment where everyone on your team feels that they can be heard and participate in the project’s success.
In a hybrid working environment, it's even more necessary that leaders be “remote inclusive.” It's about ensuring that all team members—whether on-premise or remote—have their voices heard. Implement these strategies to help.
Connecting with organizational culture to enhance productivity is paramount in project management; it helps to not only improve performance, but also adds meaningfulness. How can organizations align their values with talent management to inspire team members and create a high-performing culture?
Green projects face unique challenges, and “green” means many things within a project context. Here is how applying a few project management practices to your green project can help.