Projects have stakeholders, that much is clear, these pesky project stakeholders influence the project in both positive and negative ways. As a project …
In the quest to maximize returns to shareholders executive doctrine shifted from stakeholders to shareholders. In “How Shareholders are Ruining American Business”, The Atlantic’s, Justin Fox, calls out shareholder value ideology.
Fast start questions for anyone who is a shareholder or stakeholder.
Projects have impact.
Impact affects risk.
Risk affects hope.
Hope affects scope.
This impact analysis template, designed for use with SharePoint, is an early-phase assessment to identify all stakeholders, their needs, their awareness, and their insight into the project before they surprise you.
Fast Start conversation: Bias, an outlook or tendency to prejudge something, is usually attacked in organizations who aim to create an …
Project communication is far bigger than the project team. No project succeeds without stakeholder motivation and a proper communication plan to address their motivations, needs, and goals. Project communication is an effort to build commitment, understanding, and ownership around the project impact to people, process, and technology.
This template provides a planning tool to meet stakeholder communication needs. With this you can plan what to communicate, when to communicate, how to communicate, and measure communication performance.
Closing out 2011, I look back at the year’s most viewed posts as a chance to reflect on topics I blog …
Any talk about change management must start with stakeholder alignment. Quick on any change-rule-heels: risk identification. History provides truly great examples …
A recap on my series of six blogs around project scope. Includes links to slide deck and customizable templates: 1 of 6 — …
A stakeholder is anyone, or group, who can positively or negatively affect the outcome of the project. This post introduces two Excel template worksheets for stakeholder identification and management.
Prior to a project’s go-ahead this template identifies groups and individuals with a stake in the success, and failure. The effort makes sure we understand the key concerns and motivations of these audiences in order to mitigate risk to over-look or under-appreciate stakeholder position.
To run a team, manage a group, or lead an organization means you line people up yell, “ready, steady, go” and we folk hum along without need, guidance, motivation, communication, or care for anyone but the organization.
The reason a professional might call for an organization intervention comes from the feeling of organization sabotage.
Something is wrong.
Someones needs help.
We need to intervene.
All the projects underway across your company share one, elemental risk: all projects across your company are human capital projects. The valuation …
May 2009 in review. A roundup of blogs from the previous month: Leaders and fishing — Leaders craft the vision and …
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