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  • Cultural Imperatives in Perceptions of Project Success and Failure is one of the few, if not the first, reports of research that examines the interaction of culture and views of project success in a comprehensive way.In this highly complex issue, the authors lay out their research and results in a logical, deliberate manner that does much to ease the way along the path to understanding. Cultural Imperatives in Perceptions of Project Success and Failure is one of the few, if not the first, reports of research that examines the interaction of culture and views of project success in a comprehensive way.
  • Cultural Imperatives in Perceptions of Project Success and Failure is one of the few, if not the first, reports of research that examines the interaction of culture and views of project success in a comprehensive way. There is much to be learned by all in the study background and the data analysis itself. Cultural Imperatives in Perceptions of Project Success and Failure
  • Project success rates are rising. Organizations today are wasting an average of US$97 million for every US$1 billion invested — that’s a significant 20 percent decline from last year’s findings. Project success rates are rising. Organizations are wasting an average of US$97 million for every US$1 billion invested — a 20 percent decline from last year’s Pulse of the Profession® findings. Project success rates are rising. Organizations are wasting an average of US$97 million for every US$1 billion invested — a 20 percent decline from last year’s Pulse of the Profession® findings.
  • Project success rates are on the upswing, according to PMI’s 2017 Pulse of the Profession® report. What’s helping drive this success? Project practitioners like you. Project success rates are on the upswing, according to PMI’s 2017 Pulse of the Profession® report. Project success rates are on the upswing, according to PMI’s 2017 Pulse of the Profession® report. What’s helping drive this success? Project practitioners like you. Pulse at Work: Practitioner’s Guide summarizes Pulse data and learnings for the project manager.
  • They are typically less accomplished at the human behaviors behind the hard skills... the "soft" human factors that are actually the key drivers of project success...and failure.In Personal Effectiveness in Project Management, project manager and professor Zachary A. Wong, PhD provides readers with the tools and techniques that not only help them improve their own personal performance, but that of their project teams as well.Personal Effectiveness begins within.Dr. The true measure of project success," he says in the introduction, "is not doing a project well but to do many projects well over a long time and feeling personally satisfied." Soft skills are hard.Most project managers are comfortable with the "hard" skills that their profession requires: planning, budgeting, procurement, quality, risk, execution, human resources, monitoring and control.
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  • So, under these circumstances, what are the antecedents of project and program management success? Paul Steinfort and Derek Walker harness the contributions of seasoned project management practitioners to take a project management journey that enables them to look at project management through a range of worldview lenses, independent of any paradigm.. From the reconstruction program in Aceh, Indonesia after the devastating December 2004 Tsunami to the response to the February 2009 Bushfires disaster in Victoria, Australia, the authors explore the antecedents of project management best practices, using aid relief projects as the contextual framework to more fully understand them.Tracing their journey of discovery, this book: •Explains how the project management mindset is changing by enabling value derived from individual projects to enhance effective delivery of business or social program outcomes• Offers a deeper understanding of the validity of seeing project objectives and outputs in a broader way than has been traditionally dominant in the project management literature• Introduces pragmatic research methodological approaches to readers who may not have considered their usefulness before• Explores the lived experience of project managers in extraordinarily challenging circumstances and indicates how they cope and what other project management professionals in more traditional contexts can learn from them • Explains the nature and impact of the antecedents of project management best practice.What Enables Project Success reports on cutting-edge project management research and is academically a work that many practitioners— particularly those who reflect on project management practice and are open to alternative ways of seeing their world— will find pragmatic and useful.
  • So, under these circumstances, what are the antecedents of project and program management success? Paul Steinfort and Derek Walker harness the contributions of seasoned project management practitioners to take a project management journey that enables them to look at project management through a range of worldview lenses, independent of any paradigm.. Tracing their journey of discovery, this book: Explains how the project management mindset is changing by enabling value derived from individual projects to enhance effective delivery of business or social program outcomes; Offers a deeper understanding of the validity of seeing project objectives and outputs in a broader way than has been traditionally dominant in the project management literature; Introduces pragmatic research methodological approaches to readers who may not have considered their usefulness before; Explores the lived experience of project managers in extraordinarily challenging circumstances and indicates how they cope and what other project management professionals in more traditional contexts can learn from them; and Explains the nature and impact of the antecedents of project management best practice. What Enables Project Success reports on cutting-edge project management research and is academically a work that many practitioners— particularly those who reflect on project management practice and are open to alternative ways of seeing their world— will find pragmatic and useful.
  • Having actively engaged executive sponsors is the top driver of project success. Uncover three primary factors limiting sponsors’ ability to be effective. Having actively engaged executive sponsors is the top driver of project success but too few projects have them assigned. Effective executive sponsorship is critical to the success of an organization’s strategic initiatives, and active engagement by executive sponsors is the top driver of project and program success. Yet sponsors are assigned to fewer than two-thirds of projects.
  • To a large extent, project success depends on human behavior - particularly the behavior of the team leader. Project management training most often focuses on mastering the tools and applications of project management, such as operational performance, planning and budget management.Good leadership skills enable a project manager to harness the energy and capabilities of a project team in such a way that the performance of the team is greater than the sum of its parts. Often referred to as the "human side" of project management or "people skills," leadership is widely accepted as the critical factor in determining the ultimate success or failure of a project. The Human Side of Project Leadership is a collection of academic studies related to the human side of project management.
 
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