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Tips for a Successful Project

In order for a project to succeed, the project manager should understand the scope of the project. There are key factors to consider when given a project. The following tips break down the areas to focus on when beginning the project and follow-through to a successful completion. Tip One: Select an Optimal Team – you should be meticulous when choosing your project team, the key people to work on the project. You want the project to go smoothly and with the best team members, you have a better chance of succeeding. These key individuals may not necessarily have any project management experienc

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02-11-2014
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Resistance to Change and Methods to Overcome it

People resist change because they seem threatened habitual behavioral patterns, status or material reward. People are suspicious of the fact that have a negative impact on the well-established position, methods of work, or conditions of employment. They are afraid to change the usual environment. They cannot trust the leaders and therefore, do not believe their claims that the changes are for the benefit of employees and the organization. They may have good reasons, based on past experience. Other main causes of resistance are the fear of losing money, the threat of job security, uncertainty

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02-11-2014
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Rock Your Routine

Project Management requires a high level of organization. You will be well aware of how you need to create your own tasks and workflows and put certain steps in place to ensure the success of your projects at work. My question to you is, do you apply the same sense of routine for yourself to make sure you are the most effective you can be every day? If you already do, then hopefully this article might give you some more ideas on how you can improve on your morning routine, and if you don’t then I hope you start giving yourself the time and organization that you deserve so that you can have the

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02-11-2014
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Appropriate incentive system

Appropriate incentive system will help you to recruit and retain good employees Alex Stuart is the Senior Manager for Krishibid Chain Shop. It is a family-owned chain of four grocery stores in Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh. Currently Alex is facing a problem to deal with the stock clerks/carryout workers in the stores. Despite paying them the usual wage rate (the minimum hourly wage), he has messed. During the recruitment process, he is not getting enough applicants for these posts. Moreover once he hires them, many of them seem to lack motivation. This situation creates problems of e

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02-11-2014
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Selecting a Project Team

     You are starting a new project. One of your first tasks is selecting your team. Logically you want well-rounded, well-trained and reliant individuals to assure a successful project completion, but there is more to it than that. The following questions and considerations you should consider as you start the selection process: 1. Do you need a few highly skilled individuals with a narrow focus or more individuals with a variety of job experiences and education? If everyone has the same set of skills, are you lacking variation and is there a risk the project will stymie? If y

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21-07-2014
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A project will grind to a halt, if the communication fails

Intention of conveying message is known as communication. A project will grind to a halt, if the project staff do not know what their tasks are or how to accomplish them. A project manager will be unable to monitor project progress until he/she does not know what the project staff are/aren’t doing. Also a project will not even get off the ground, if the project manager is uncertain of what the customer’s expectation is. It is vital to ensure the smooth flow of instructions in all levels of project staff and stakeholders to maintain a project properly. As different stakeholder groups use diffe

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21-07-2014
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