Self-Managed Teams in Project Management

Retrieved from: http://www.managementkits.com and Betterup.com By Olaf Bach (Part 1) and Shonna Waters, PhD (Part 2) First, let’s try and define the terms self-managed teams, self-directed teams, and self-organized (or self-organizing) teams. Self-managed teams are work teams that are not (fully) integrated into a top-down chain of command and that do not have a single ...

Project Management – Team Building

Retrieved from PMI.org Team Building in Project Management By Wilemon, David L. | Thamhain, Hans J. One of the most important developments in management during the 1970's has been the widespread application of project teams to a variety of complex tasks. Project managers quickly learn the critical significance of the effective project team and the ...

Communication In Project Management

- Retrieved from PMI.org Managing communications effectively and efficiently By Abudi, Gina Communication on our projects is challenging! There are so many individuals we must communicate with from the very beginning through to implementation and evaluation – and they all want to be communicated with differently! Additionally, our communications vary depending on the role we ...

Outsourcing in Project Management

- Retrieved from PMI.org Combining strategic outsourcing and project management By: Rajagopal, Shan | Mobley, Michael With the coming of the millennium, organizations are continuously examining ways to gain a competitive edge and companies in every industry have begun to take a closer look at their support operations. Customers are demanding more when it comes ...

Project Leadership

Retrieved from PMI.org Essential leadership skills for project managers By Kumar, Victoria S. Successful project managers are managers who practice both strong management skills and effective leadership skills. Leadership skills are not the same as management skills. Strong management skills can be gained through experience and practice. Leadership skills can be learned and leadership qualities ...

Perform A Stakeholder Analysis

Stakeholder Analysis Retrieved from: https://www.productplan.com/ What is a Stakeholder Analysis? When it comes to any organizational project, all of the internal people and teams who the project will involve or affect are called its stakeholders. A stakeholder analysis is a process of identifying these people before the project begins; grouping them according to their levels of participation, ...

Book Feature: AGILE LEADERSHIP with a GRIP by Frank Lee Harper, Jr., PhD., PMP

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (August 31, 2013) The first edition of this epic book is filled with a plethora of leadership and management advice that’s rich in content well-organized and effective in the presentation of information.  The book shares a world-class leadership framework A.G.I.L.E. L.E.A.D.E.R.S.H.I.P. with a G.R.I.P.™, allowing one to turn their dreams into ...

Thought Leadership in Project Management: with Kris Sprague, PfMP, PgMP, PMP, PMI-RMP

Kris Sprague is the Head and Director of Project Planning and Scheduling at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals. He is a talented leader that helps organizations achieve their strategy through the successful delivery of portfolios, programs, and projects. Kris has extensive experience building and leading project management organizations and project management offices (PMOs) that add value and deliver ...

Free Virtual Work on Project Management Career Opportunities

April 10th | Free Virtual Work on Project Management Career Opportunities: REGISTER TODAY AT http://ow.ly/Lfb950DREfc Are you able to take a great idea and work with others to create real solutions? Are you always tapped to lead new initiatives or events for school? Then project management might be a natural profession for you. Come engage ...

Social Capital Management for Aspiring PMs

PM Center Insider By Emad Rahim, Kotouc Endowed Chair of PM Center of Excellence Dr. Emad Rahim, PMP®, OMCP®, serves as the Endowed Chair of the Project Management Center of Excellence and Associate Professor for the College of Science and Technology at Bellevue University. He has earned fellowships at Fulbright, Beyster Institute, Kauffman Foundation and ...

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