Do the elements of character and chemistry ever feature when you recruit, or when you design a job profile? Read these 4 Truths about recruiting for character and chemistry.
How to reduce the cost of mis-hires
Mis-hires cost a company an astronomical amount of money. Money that could have been put to much better use! How can the unnecessary cost of a mis-hire be reduced?
Top 5 predictions for project management in 2016
A new year always brings new opportunities to look ahead, both in planning and predicting what the year will bring. In an article on cio.com, Brad Egeland outlines his top 5 predictions for project management in 2016.
“As a discipline, I see project management as being fairly static. Still, there are changes and movements happening.”
ESI’s top 10 project management trends for 2015
ESI International, one of the world leaders in project management training, offered its thoughts on the top 10 trends in project management for 2015.
“The 2015 trends reveal that project managers (PMs) will be impacted by many changes this year including more hybrid environments, an increasing demand for talent management, and a growing need to more closely align project outcomes with organisational strategy.”
Drawing the Line. There is a fine line between too much and too little project governance.
As the management framework within which project decisions are made, project governance differs vastly from corporate governance, and unlike the King III legislation that presides over South African businesses, it needs to be fit for purpose per project and organisation.
It is widely accepted that project governance is fundamental to ensuring project success and control. Nevertheless, there is a delicate boundary between too much and too little governance. Too many processes being inflicted on a project team can be just as harmful to project delivery as putting too few processes in place.
Lessons From the World‘s Best Project Managers
How many times have you said, “I wish I knew then what I know now”? Many a project manager has had the same thought. We asked the managers behind big ventures, including the development of the battery for General Motors’ Chevy Volt, Facebook’s home page redesigns, and Method’s growing line of green cleaning products, for the most important lesson they’ve learned for launching projects with maximum success.
CHAOS 2009 Results — Surprising news
Boston, Massachusetts, April 23, 2009 – New Standish Group report shows more project failing and less successful projects.