Communication is one of the top ranked personal skills across all industries, the demand for effective communication among professionals has become bigger than ever due to virtual teams, diverse cultures, and dissimilar expectations just to name a few, I have tried to sum up everything about communication in this brief article that is based on an old Chinese adage.
How many times have you done something without questioning it? how many times have you obliged to an unjustifiable policy or ineffective process just because this is how it has been designed, the number of ridiculous activities we do on daily basis has become devastating and unless we stop and try to understand why we need to follow a certain policy, our energy will always go in the wrong place.
Managing projects in a weak matrix organization is not an easy job! Project managers usually have troubles when they get asked to deliver without authority while still being responsible. Most of issues project managers face in a weak matrix organization are people issues especially with functional managers and shared resources, in this post I will share a couple of tips that can help survive in the matrix.
I have some exciting news about an upcoming Project Management event quickly approaching that you don’t want to miss. The Project Management Telesummit is a live online “virtual” event where you will gain valuable insights from fifteen of today’s dynamic and engaging thought leaders in Project Management from the comfort of your home, office, or anywhere in between. Registration is now open for the first edition of the Project Management Telesummit on March 8-10, 2011.
Posted in Events | Posted on 05-02-2011|
You may have a great internal culture but know pressures are round the corner. Or you may already be in the midst of change and struggling to win hearts and minds.To help you stay on track we have brought together a dozen leaders from companies with reputations for being great places to work. They’ll be sharing what they’ve found works in practice in different countries and cultures.