Sunday, May 26, 2013

Types of thinking: Strategic Thinking (Rational + Creative)

Strategic thinking merges aspects of both rational and creative thinking. It involves considering actions and decisions in the context of a big-picture view of an organization and its strategic goals, its broader business environement, and the interaction of all its divisions. This enables managers to identify and capitalize on opportunities for contributing to the overall success of their organizations, while making decisions for their departments and managing day-to-day business operations.

How do you think that feedback differs from criticism in Project management?

- Feedback is specific to improving performance
- Feedback is offered with positive intention of helping
- Feedback is about the performance, not the person

What exactly is a skill in project management?

In project management, a skill is the ability to coordinate behaviour to achieve an objective.
A skilled project manager knows what it takes to manage both tangible and intangible ressources, and how to coordinate both people and process to sucessfully complete a project.

Friday, May 24, 2013

Management the Development of a Project Team

Successful project teams do not happen on their own. They exist because project leaders possess the skills to guide their teams to be effective, and because those leaders
know how to manage a team to produce results.

With supportive leadership, motivation, and commitment, a project team will move efficiently through the project stages to a successful conclusion.