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50 ways to communicate your change programme

At a recent workshop, I challenged the participants to identify 50 ways to communicate their change programme. We used a simple framework for change; 5 elements that need to be in place for successful change: Pressure for change Vision for change Capacity for change Actionable first steps Recognition and reinforcement The groups then identified as … Continue reading

There are no shortcuts from Projects to Benefits – we’re in a new book!

I’m pleased to have received my copy of “Further Advances in Project Management”, edited by Prof. Darren Dalcher. Phil Driver and I wrote a chapter for the book which describes how the OpenStrategies approach can be applied to help define clear benefits in programmes and projects. “There are no shortcuts from Projects to Benefits” is … Continue reading

How do you decide what project management approach to follow?

Earlier this year, I ran an introductory project skills workshop for a group of economists, analysts and statisticians. We talked about the different types of project, different starting points and how to decide what might be the most appropriate approach for managing them. The discussion was based on the Dombkins/Obeng  project classifications which I have … Continue reading

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