Why Does Your Organzation Have Teams?
Ever wonder exactly why your organization chooses to use teams to get things done? After all, teams and teamwork are not new concepts. Teams can often be more effective than traditional hierarchical structures for making decisions quickly and efficiently A team is a group of people who are interdependent with respect to information, resources, and skills, […]
The 5 Steps of Distributive Bargaining
In a previous post, we took a look at collaborative bargaining situations where both parties in the negotiation would like to maintain a good working relationship with one another and jointly achieve a ”win-win” outcome. This is not the only type of negotiating that takes place. Most likely, when you picture a negotiation process you […]
Perceptions and Effective Communciations
I am always amazed at how the way that we perceive other people impacts the communication situations that we are involved in. For example, if you perceive that your neighbor does not like you then the way you behave and communicate with that neighbor in a simple conversation will be different that if you perceived that […]
What Makes a Good Manager?
When you begin to assess the manager in your office, whether they’ve made a positive or negative impact on your outlook at work, there are some qualities to consider. Some of the key qualities required for a good manager are communication, motivation, and the ability to lead a team. It begins with great communication. A […]
The 7 MSP® Principles: A Closer Look
I haven’t changed my mind about MSP®. It is one of the best program management “road maps” around for getting a program defined and on track through a successful and controlled start, middle and end. This structured, non-proprietary program management method focuses on delivering defined and measurable benefits to the business. MSP uses an integrated framework of elements […]