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The Truth About Change Managers

October 21, 2011 Email This Post Email This Post Print This Post Print This Post

Nowadays it’s very popular to talk about change. It seems as if change is something that accompanies us all through our whole lives. And you know what? It’s true. We don’t need to go so far and look at the content of our lives. It’s already sufficient to have a look at life itself. Life [...]

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Posted in Change Management on Oct 21st, 2011, 22:20 by haukeborow   

How Learning Management Systems Can Improve Efficiency

October 2, 2011 Email This Post Email This Post Print This Post Print This Post

Learning management systems go well beyond simply providing training programs to employees. In addition to a tool for delivering content, a learning management system will have tracking features that allow managers to check which courses have been completed. It may also have social learning features that give user the opportunity to share and communicate ideas, [...]

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All The Things You Should Know About Your Stakeholders (2)

February 21, 2011 Email This Post Email This Post Print This Post Print This Post

Development Of A Stakeholder Strategy 1. Identification of the different stakeholders (stakeholder analysis) Here you can use the common creativity techniques like mind mapping or brainstorming. Everything is allowed that leads to new ideas about possible project stakeholders. In this process it’s crucial to involve the entire project team to develop as many ideas as [...]

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Posted in Project Management on Feb 21st, 2011, 21:49 by haukeborow   

All The Things You Should Know About Your Stakeholders (1)

February 8, 2011 Email This Post Email This Post Print This Post Print This Post

Recently, here in Germany a railway station project caused quite a bit of a stir. Actually, quite atypical for such a type of infrastructure project and the apolitical Germans. It doesn’t allude to the internal or the external security of the country. It’s also not about the pension or the protection of our environment or [...]

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Posted in Project Management on Feb 8th, 2011, 19:32 by haukeborow   

Project Management At A Glance

January 30, 2011 Email This Post Email This Post Print This Post Print This Post

Evaluation generally means the description, analysis and assessment of e.g. projects. I’ve made the experience that most of the description and analysis part is not that hard to do. The assessment of a particular project situation has always been the big challenge. Have you ever been in the situation where you actually knew what the [...]

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Posted in Project Management on Jan 30th, 2011, 12:29 by haukeborow   

How to Apply A Portfolio Analysis Effectively

October 31, 2010 Email This Post Email This Post Print This Post Print This Post

What are you thinking of when you hear the word portfolio? Are you thinking of financial products like shares and bonds or something like that? Then you think of exactly the same as I did just a few years ago. The word portfolio has had a very financial sound for me and it always caused [...]

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Posted in Management Techniques on Oct 31st, 2010, 19:04 by haukeborow   

A Quick And Easy Way To Create Helpful Checklists

June 6, 2010 Email This Post Email This Post Print This Post Print This Post

Checklists are simple and clearly structured lists that are used to check something systematically or to execute something in a systematic way. The applications of checklists are very diverse. Most checklists are created for activities that are implemented rather irregular, so the routine of such an implementation is simply missing. A systematic check very often [...]

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Posted in Management Techniques on Jun 6th, 2010, 20:59 by haukeborow   

A Survey Of The Most Important Management Techniques

May 28, 2010 Email This Post Email This Post Print This Post Print This Post

In this article I want to give you a brief survey of the most important management techniques. This overview does not claim to be complete. There are probably many other management techniques. Due to a long management experience, my selection includes the management techniques that I think are absolutely essential and indispensable. All the other [...]

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What Is Management?

May 23, 2010 Email This Post Email This Post Print This Post Print This Post

I think each one of us has been confronted with the term of management more or less. Now, if I asked you what management in fact means, what would be your answer? Most people I’ve asked that question, just answered in keywords such as “to organize”, “to direct” or “to administrate”. Certainly, these are also [...]

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Effective Sequence Planning And Time Scheduling For Projects

January 28, 2010 Email This Post Email This Post Print This Post Print This Post

In the previous articles you’ve learnt something about the nature of projects and the management of them. I’ve told you that a project is always located in 3 dimensions: quality, resources and time. The project structure plan tells you what has to be done in your project in form of work packages. It defines the [...]

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