The only certain factor you can count on in Project Management is Change. How well do you manage rapidly changing methods and shifting priorities? Find tips for every PM on adapting and embracing change, as well as getting the rest of your team on board.
Choosing the right leadership style can help a leader implement leadership theories change management successfully in his organization. Managing the change management process involves creating a vision, communicating a plan and evaluating results.
Major theories of change with respect to behavior of an individual have been explained by people like Icek Ajzen and Albert Bandura. Most of the theories attribute behavioral change to an individual’s perspective of his/her own ability to perform a task and several external factors.
Project managers are responsible for implementing change management processes when change happens—and they say change is inevitable. Some managers are finding help through Carl Roger’s stages of change theory to guide them in getting teams and individuals to accept change.
The Kurt Lewin three stage change model discussed here has become the foundation for modern change theory. By following the unfreeze, change, refreeze routine, people can easily get the sense of what otherwise can be a complicated process. Learn from the Kurt Lewin three stage change model below.
A well thought out and detailed project management change document is vital to conducting effective change management within the scope of a project. The following article explains the overall purpose of a change management plan and details the major sections to include within the document.
The world of change management is often fuzzy to some managers. Sure we get what it means, but what happens when a change management issues comes upon us and we have no idea how to deal with the issue? Here, you’ll find the top 10 change problems along with tips on handling them the right way.
What’s a manager to do with changing goals in the middle of a project? Your first thought may be to work the goal change into already pre-planned processes, but often that doesn’t work. Here, you’ll find great tips if your goals change in the midst of a project.
Change management is a core component of the IT lifecycle under ITIL. Managing change reduces risk to your business from security to stability issues. This article covers some software tools that help you with ITIL change management.
A Project Management Office (PMO) helps businesses plan and implement projects better. Establishing a PMO is, however, associated with certain risks. Success of a PMO depends on identification of the PMO risks and redressing them at the onset. Read on to find out how.
The Six Sigma problem statement forms the basis for the Six Sigma procedure and the key to successful implementation of Six Sigma lies in avoiding the common mistakes that many quality teams make while formulating the problem statement. Here, read more on formulating the Six Sigma problem statement.
Two-sigma limits and three-sigma limits are indicators of measurement accuracy used in control charts. When comparing 2 sigma vs 3 sigma control charts, 3 sigma control charts help ensure process stability whereas 2 sigma control charts are used to detect small shifts in the project or process.
Quality Planning is a core component of the Quality Management skill-set required to effectively manage all required quality standards that are necessary to complete a project according to client, company or industry requirements. The Quality Plan will also reflect impacts on related processes.
Projects can undergo change at any stage and leaders need to understand why the change control process is important to project managers. In order to ensure change flows smoothly, here are some tips on managing the change control process.
GE’s tryst with Six Sigma started in 1995 when CEO Jack Welch made it a corporate goal to be a Six Sigma company by 2000. He led from the front and ensured GE attained its Six Sigma goals within the stipulated period. Read on to find out more about Six Sigma and GE.
Root cause analysis into a problem will quite often identify human factors which are at the root of the problem. Root cause analysis human factors have to be tackled with far more understanding and insight into the conditions under which the concerned people operate and their training.
Find out what a dandelion diagram is and how completing one can help you in your root cause analysis. It helps you look at your project from different angles to improve its quality. Ronda Bowen explains how and why to use a root cause analysis dandelion diagram in this article.
Teleconferences are an important part of a world that increasingly works globally and relies upon team members who telecommute for work. Learn how to organize a successful teleconference in this article by Ronda Bowen.
If you’ve been looking at different options for certification, you may have noticed ScrumMaster certification among the options. What is ScrumMaster certification, how can it help you to improve your career? These questions are answered in this article by Ronda Bowen.