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  • Accelerate By Projectizing Human Resource Initiatives
    Just as companies benefit from implementing principles and best practices to improve function, the HR department can also benefit. “Projectizing” your efforts turns them into manageable, well-executed projects.
  • Maximize Human Resources Tools and Systems
    Specialized tools and systems can help your HR initiatives hum. This article explores a few, but it does take strategic planning to decide what tools and systems will most benefit your HR organization and good solid project management on the initiatives once you swing into action.
  • Energize Human Resources Programs
    When you begin to view HR activities as projects, immediate benefits and efficiencies start. While these help, it becomes even more imperative to tie various projects together into programs. A cohesive HR strategy becomes front and center. All projects feed some aspect of your strategic HR thrust.
  • Sharpen Focus with Human Resources Projects
    Human Resources is a critical area for businesses, but how can you make the Human Resources function more impactful? One approach is to think about your activities as projects by focusing on using project management principles and best practices, starting with the smallest things.
  • Five Steps to Taking the Guesswork Out of Project Budgeting
    IT project budgeting is a necessary evil in every organization, but it’s becoming increasingly apparent that traditional approaches aren’t incredibly effective. It is possible to make this challenging task better by breaking with tradition and thinking about budgeting differently.
  • Productivity versus Size and Staff: A Paradox Explained
    Large projects have higher productivity. And large projects have higher staff. But higher staff results in lower productivity. How can this be? We need to examine all three variables at once, and use transformation, to clearly see that all three statements can be, and are, true.
  • Understanding Burnout and Preventing It in Your Project Team
    No matter how necessary it is to press on with the schedule of any given project, you’re going to have a hard time of it if your project team members start to burn out. How can you identify the symptoms of this intractable malady, and how do you fight it?
  • How Good Are Your Interpersonal Skills?
    Building good interpersonal skills is crucial to your success as a Project Manager. Without being able to effectively communicate with your team, you may experience unhappy or dissatisfied workers, making it easy to miss goals and objectives.
  • Top 10 Team Communication Issues and How to Avoid Them
    Poor communication skills create business problems such as team communication issues and people problems, not to mention losing the trust of coworkers, the cooperation of team members and sometimes even receiving contemp" from colleagues and subordinates. Read on to learn how to avoid these issues!
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