Far too many sponsors, executives and project managers waste time in ineffective steering committee meetings. Dr Lynda Bourne provides advice that could save your project control board thousands of dollars in wasted time.
A sharp focus and dedication to detail are fundamental for a successful career in project management. Here’s how Helen Sabell suggests you head off miscommunication to stop small errors from becoming a large problem down the track.
What is the role of narrative and storytelling in reflective practice? How can these skills and tools be used to improve knowledge management across projects? Michael Morrison’s paper discuss the art of storytelling, leadership and more.
The way words shape people’s thinking can be very powerful. This power can be used for both good and bad and is an important element in effective communication, writes Dr Lynda Bourne. How can we use lessons from Nineteen Eighty-Four in our projects?
To effectively engage with—and influence—the diverse community within a project, ‘one size fits all’ strategies need to be replaced by a structured methodology. Dr Lynda Bourne on how to evaluate stakeholder communication needs.
Difficult conversations are common in the world of a project manager and being able to have helpful, resolvable conversations is a useful skill. Adeline Teoh reviews ‘Changing the Conversation’ by Dana Caspersen.
When you have to deliver bad news to a person, the processes you use are at least as important as the decision you have made. Lynda Bourne suggests that the next time you have to make a decision that will affect your team, involve them.