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.
Understanding project team dynamics
A collection of people are asked to contribute work on the project based on their job role, their stake in the project outcome or a mandate. Or they may volunteer to be part of it based on passion or necessity. A team comes together. Or does it? Danielle Annells on how to evaluate project team dynamics.
4 cardinal sins of the ‘lessons learnt’ workshop
Project successes, failures and improvements are often the result of the actions of multiple individuals, and the interactions between them, which is why the lessons learnt workshop is so important to get right as a collective, writes Nick Bruse.
Review: Collaborating Effectively—Harvard Business Review
Collaborating Effectively by Harvard Business Review is a collection of nine inspiring articles filled with ideas and best practices to help organisations engage and collaborate effectively.