Autocratic leadership style, though unpopular, remains relevant in many situations. Examples of when to use autocratic leadership includes when the workforce displays Type X behavioral traits, when the nature of work or the situation warrants it, or as part of deliberate management strategy.
Creating a project budget from scratch in Excel can take a long time and you’re apt to leave some things out. By using our template to get you started, you can be up and running in no time.
As project managers, you’ve heard of the Critical Path Method (CPM), but what are critical path milestones? When using CPM, milestones are used to mark the completion of a number of tasks that are pre-determined and revealed through process tasks.
Along with other project management tools, can a work breakdown structure (WBS) be a methodology in and of itself? This hierarchy tool basically breaks down certain tasks within any given project, but how can it be used as its own methodology? Jean Scheid takes a look at a WBS Methodology.
Part of beginning any Six Sigma project is creating the project charter. Without it, how can success be measured, determined or followed? No matter what Six Sigma phases you utilize, DMAIC, DMEDI, or DMADV, you need a project charter. Jean Scheid tells us why.
The major components of a DMAIC Project Charter are the problem statement, the goal statement, the project scope, constraints and risk factors, a cost-benefit analysis, and a listing of the project team. Read on for more information and examples.
The human resource management traditional approach focuses on personnel functions such as recruitment, performance appraisals, payroll administration, and the like, with some employee-centric development initiatives such as training and development interventions, motivation initiatives, and others.
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An IT project charter is an initial document generally prepared by the owner or his representatives and should list the objectives of the project, the scope envisioned, and the likely participants who would be involved with the project.
PDCA is one of the most popular and evergreen process improvement methodologies. The application of PDCA for quality management rests on PDCA facilitating implementation of quality systems and statistical control on which the scientific approach to quality rests