This report offers insight into various aspects of Organisational Behavior that have been identified from three different incidents in the sequence of events surrounding the Apollo 13 mission. We put forward a number of characteristics found in various members of organisations. These usually relate to positions, roles, goals, authority, communication, attitudes and relationships
In the dawn of the 21st century, project management discipline faces a new challenge, the transition to the virtual world. It was only a matter of time that the “virtual” trend would hit project management too. This paper displays the best practice for project management in the virtual world by introducing a new theoretical model, the VPModel (which stands for Virtual Project Management Model).
How different interconnecting aspects of project management affect each other and how can project management practice help understand this interaction in order to overcome project challenges
What factors will determine the future shape of this sector of e-business activity and what are the implications for e-business marketplace providers and organisational customers.
Exploring leadership styles, the difference between a manager and leader, the role of vision, charisma, transformational leadership and the system perspective of leadership. All these aspects are presented with practical examples from Lars Kolind’s career as the CEO of Oticon.
Project closeout and audit are areas of Project Management which rarely receive the attention they deserve. Why are they important and how should they be handled?
We often hear or read about various success stories. But what is success and what criteria should organizations use to identify success? What factors lead to a successful project? The purpose of this article is to define project success criteria, clarify their difference with success factors and analyse their importance in project management methodology.
Research and critique the benefit of project management software packages such as MS Project in a professional project management environment. What are their strengths (and limitations) and how could they be deployed to enhance professional practice
In the 21st century, there is a clear swift from hard systems approach of project management to soft factors, a demand for strategic thinking in project management, new success factors and project uncertainty management. Broader project management theory and more intense research efforts are also a trend in the field.