wanted to follow up my post titled “In a downturn, people are vital” with a few more thoughts on the subject. In that post, I said that “employees are your most important asset in any economy”…which is absolutely true. I started thinking about that comment and realized that although many people might agree, you might … Read more Are you looking after your employees?
This post is an excerpt of a recent paper titled “Improving Knowledge in Projects.” If you’d like to read the full paper, click here for the PDF version of Improving Knowledge in Projects. In the project management world, a considerable amount of research exists to describe the reasons behind the success or failure of projects … Read more Improving Knowledge in Projects
I just finished reading “Reinventing Project Management” by Aaron J. Shenhar and Dov Dvir and I have to say that I really enjoyed this book. The full title of the book is “Reinventing Project Management: The Diamond Approach to Successful Growth & Innovation” and, as the title suggests, it covers an approach that the authors … Read more Reinventing Project Management
I’m about half-way through an advance copy of David Maister’s latest book titled Strategy and the Fat Smoker and I have to say I like what I’ve read so far. The book condenses all the ‘strategic planning’ discussions down to two main points: Figure out the strategy to get where you want to go. Do … Read more Strategy and the Fat Smoker