Tag: PM

Train Project Managers to Not Let Efficient Communication Damage Projects

    This may sound difficult to believe, but it can be true! In the definition of efficient, we find the following: “achieving maximum productivity with minimum wasted effort or expense.” While this is great for busy executives and companies, it is terrible for projects, especially when it comes to communicating about the project with […]

System for Rescuing a Manager on the Brink of Failure

Falcone, author of a number of SHRMStore best-sellers, including 101 Tough Conversations to Have with Employees and 101 Sample Write-Ups for Documenting Employee Performance Problems, is senior director, Human Resources, at Grifols BioScience. He offered his tips at SHRM’s Annual Conference and Exposition, held recently in Chicago. Falcone set up a scenario of a sales […]

New Study Shows that Project Management Training Yields Significant Results

Areas of Improvement Of participants in “The State of Project Management Training,” 29% credited project management training with improvement in stakeholder satisfaction, while 27% reported improvement in schedule performance, and nearly the percentage—26%—had fewer project failures. In the study of 247 large, mid-sized, and small companies in a variety of industries, project management firm PM […]