Making meritocracy work for your project team
Where does meritocracy stand in an age where equality has started to mean mediocrity? What are some of the drawbacks of treating everyone the same? Editor Adeline Teoh on how to reward your project team without resorting to generic congratulations.
Creating a culture of engagement and accountability
Leaders build a strategic vision, mobilise an organisation to execute that vision, and guide an organisation through and around implementation challenges. Dr Tom Rose explains how engagement and accountability complements a high-performing team.
Change your workplace, change your thinking
The secret to having an effective workplace lies in the connection between the physical workspace and culture. Jill Hamilton writes how change requires not only the restructure of the physical environment but also a mental restructure.
Getting to know your project team
How do we form the project team? Who and what competencies do the right group of people need in order to get our projects to successful outcomes? Elissa Farrow looks at the benefits of getting to know your project team before launching a project.
Project management lessons from firefighting
Many of the tasks in the early stages of a project are spent establishing the chain of command, project procedures, roles and responsibilities and setting up the project for success. PM Oracles applies some lessons from firefighting to this process.