By giving focus to the personal value that individuals bring to the business, organizations show that the people are as important as their work. This value-based culture improves productivity, morale and commitment, but it doesn't get built on slogans.
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Outsourcing’s reigning powers face fierce new competition—though their upstart rivals come with some very real risks.
Individual commitment and mutual respect are the linchpins of a strong team.
This article takes a look at the sustainable pace concept from agile approaches. Given the time-to-market emphasis and use of terms like “sprints,” the idea of a sustainable pace seems odd to some people. However, it's really about taking a smart, long-term view to optimize overall value delivered.
In a world where there are many big challenges and all sorts of grand designs, there are massive projects taking place everywhere we look. What can a bridge halfway around the world teach us?
As a leader in the project, you must realize that to leverage the diversity in your various teams, stakeholders and clients, you must tailor your communication methods to each group to be effective.
In a world that is becoming ever more culturally aware, how do project managers balance respect for cultural sensitivity with the need to get the job done?
Is your team aligned with your strategic vision? Are you tailoring messages to stakeholders? With a New Year upon us, we offer a small selection of mottoes as a kind of fortune cookie wisdom guide to project management...
There are four possible styles of project management. Which particular characteristic might be more dominant than the others? In the first part of this series, we looked at two styles of project management: the Planner and the Expeditor/Coordinator, which are focused on the process and the pace, respectively. In this part, we will look at two other styles that are focused on the product and people dimensions.
For project management to truly be a gift, we need to rethink how we speak about it, how we present it and how we practice it. We need to present to the world something that they want, that they will appreciate and that they will value.