Peter is a valuable project stakeholder. We need him more than he needs us. So, no matter what you do Peter puts your request to the bottom of his priority list. He is not engaged. How about this one? Dory is a project customer. She wants to get the results. Therefore, she puts quite … [Read more...]
Project Stakeholder Management
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Project Stakeholder Management is the hardest part of project management. Why? Stakeholders are human beings. Let's face it: They can be jerks, they can be demanding, some will wait until the last moment to add up problems. Part of them will be supportive, most will be … [Read more...]
It is painful to explain obvious benefits of project management. Making project more efficient sounds too generic. Moreover, can you prove that? And the most powerful argument from the opposite side: ”It has been working this way for years. Why would we need to change anything?” I get it. It is … [Read more...]
It was another valuable article on change management. In an hour Corwin had planned a meeting with the director of the department and other superiors. He feels excited. He wants to share his ideas on how to improve the project management approach. From time to time Corwin dreamed that his views … [Read more...]
In theory, stakeholder management looks like an easy and logical process. It is not all unicorns in real life though! Books and articles will hardly tell you that it is ugly and quite often involves manipulation, misleading, sabotage, and framing. Think about it for a moment. There is a … [Read more...]