How to build an effective steering committee
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.
Avoid miscommunication in your project
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.
Telling the story of the project
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.
Newspeak for project managers
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?
Targeted communication for effective stakeholder engagement
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.