Project contractors and productivity
Project contractors are a highly focused and committed workforce. What’s more, they are just as, if not more productive, than their permanent employee peers. Matthew Franceschini takes a look at the reasons why business engagement of these project contractors is on the rise in Australia.
Do project managers have an expiry date?
It’s a malady that has the potential to infect any unsuspecting project manager and any project team. It can result in million-dollar mistakes, tantrums and broken families—but there are no special days to raise awareness of this affliction. What are you doing about burnout? asks editor Adeline Teoh.
Will a virtual office work for project managers?
Any reader familiar with the TV series hit ‘The Office’ (UK version) would notice people crouched over computer screens doing who knows what, but all very engaged. Roger La Salle says a virtual environment like this could lead to more productivity on your project.
The kindness and cruelty of project management
Jed Simms long ago discovered that the opposite to project ‘success’ is rarely failure but ‘compromise’ in project delivery performance and in compromised future performance. Here he insists we have to be cruel to achieve the project outcomes we want.