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Governance models for Non for Profit Organisation: From theory to Practice

IPMA

On the other hand, neo-institutional theory suggests that corporations and nonprofits are susceptible to external legitimacy demands and therefore tend to rationalize internal structures in order to ensure survival (Scott, 2001; Suchman, 1995).

The War for Project Management Talent?

Arras People

An updated report in 2001 – commissioned after the focus placed on ‘talent’ created a flurry of activity in corporate HR departments – had surveyed 13000 managers in the US and warned that the ‘war for talent’ would persist for at least two decades.

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What Does Agile Mean in the Job Market?

Arras People

In 2001 representatives of all the leading ‘agile’ methods got together in the USA and, over two days, created the manifesto for the newly formed ‘Agile Alliance’. What does Agile mean? And how on earth do we distinguish this in the job market?

Agile project management: A beginner's guide

Moira Alexander

Later in 2001, the agile manifesto , a "formal proclamation of four key values and 12 principles to guide an iterative and people-centric approach to software development," was published by 17 software developers. If you're new to project management and the agile methodology, the answers to these 10 questions will arm you with the information you need to get started. And if you're a project management veteran, these frequently asked agile questions are a good refresher. What is agile?

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What is Risk Management?

Herding Cats

Maltz, Long Range Planning 34 (2001) 699–725. . Risk management is about making informed decisions by consciously assessing what can go wrong, as well as the likelihood and severity of the impact when that possibility comes true.

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Misunderstanding Making Decisions in the Presence of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

A Methodology for Exposing Software Development Risk in Emergent System Properties,” Technical Report 11-101, April 21, 2001, Victor Basili, Lucas Layman, and Marvin Zelkowitz, Fraunhofer Center for Experimental Software Engineering, College Park, Maryland. Pich, INSEAD Working Paper, 2001.

Overdue Update and Designing the Pontiac Aztek

LeadingAnswers

Bob recounted how upon rejoining General Motors in 2001 he asked “ Who the hell designed the Pontiac Aztek? ” (which appears on many Top 10 worst car design lists and is generally slammed from a design perspective – although liked by some loyal owners.) I have had a busy autumn and it has been too long since I posted here. I did some consulting in Europe and attended the PMI Global Congress in New Orleans to present on “ 21 st Century Risk Management ” with Dennis Stevens.

How to Overcome Low Employee Engagement Levels

Brad Egeland

Collins (2001) declared that the top performing companies prioritize getting the right people in the company before deciding vision, strategy, organization structure and even business tactics. Attracting, retaining, and engaging employees is becoming an increasing challenge for organizations, which in turn, impacts on project delivery. Employee engagement is used to measure the effectiveness and efficiency of an organization’s approach to human resource management.

Still Using Excel Spreadsheets for Project Management? [Guest Post]

Brightwork

BrightWork has been providing project management solutions with SharePoint since SharePoint 2001. Executive Overview I have the privilege of seeing so many great projects and solutions. BrightWork Collaborative Project Management Framework and software are no exception. I first was introduced by BrightWork by Éamonn McGuinness, who has the vision of making successful project and portfolio management possible and easy for every organization.

How to Overcome Low Employee Engagement Levels

Brightwork

Collins (2001) declared that the top performing companies prioritize getting the right people in the company before deciding vision, strategy, organization structure and even business tactics. Attracting, retaining, and engaging employees is becoming an increasing challenge for organizations, which in turn, impacts on project delivery. Employee engagement is used to measure the effectiveness and efficiency of an organization’s approach to human resource management.

Overdue Update and Designing the Pontiac Aztek

LeadingAnswers

Bob recounted how upon rejoining General Motors in 2001 he asked “ Who the hell designed the Pontiac Aztek? ” (which appears on many Top 10 worst car design lists and is generally slammed from a design perspective – although liked by some loyal owners.) I have had a busy autumn and it has been too long since I posted here. I did some consulting in Europe and attended the PMI Global Congress in New Orleans to present on “ 21 st Century Risk Management ” with Dennis Stevens.

Agile Innovation

LeadingAnswers

Agile methods have come a long way since 1994 (for a start we did not call them “agile” until 2001) and with their widespread use has come some widespread misuse and failure.