Why Lessons Learned are vital to the long-term vitality of organizations To best discuss any topic, we must first establish a common foundation from which to build. Let’s start by defining some key terms: 1. Lesson: an activity that is done in order to learn something; also: something is taught, a single class or part […]
Project Manager and Talent A project’s success ultimately is with the talent of the team and the project manager. There are more team members, only one project manager, and the team carries the bulk of the work even if the project manager is responsible. The composition of the team is the very important. Talent constraints […]
We all need a little hope now and then. However, does it seem like hoping is becoming more of an “influence” on project than the planning, controlling and adapting?
by: Shawn P. Quigley and Jon M. Quigley Connection to Motivation We have previously discussed Maslow’s hierarchy of needs and touched on Herzberg’s motivators and hygiene. Now, let us take the two theories to the next level and apply them to the learning organization. If you are like me […]
Organizational Learning Differences for the Team and Management (Mental Models) By Shawn P. Quigley In a previous post, we discussed the five principles behind Organizational Learning (L.O.). In this post, we will discuss how the different levels of an organization view the principles and why these different views make it difficult to obtain a learning organization. […]
By Shawn P. Quigley Value Transformation LLC has recently posted several articles on Organizational Learning and Leadership. The reason why we here at Value Transformation have posted these articles are that we want to show how the training and assistance we provide is more than just how to manage a project. Value Transformation LLC believes […]
By Shawn P. Quigley There are a lot of new management and leadership jargon out there and perhaps it has always been so. Why? Did the roles of a leader and/or manager change? What did we do before and why does that no longer apply? Yes, the roles of the leader have changed; many people […]
Progress is made due to focus and diligent actions toward a goal. Obstructions, obstacles and impediments must be over came or circumvented to be successful. Management’s role is to drive performance toward the activities the organization believes necessary for success.