What makes a Great Project Manager?

Project management as a profession has been around for many years now. Organizations take so much effort and spend a lot in project manager certifications and training.  Still there are few things that cannot be taught in a training room. Either you have them naturally or learn it in the school of hard knocks. Below […]

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Virtual teams – Get the best out of them

We live in an era where globalization has been deeply entrenched in all aspects of life – let alone the workspace. Corporations have become truly global and need to have presence in local markets across the globe to sell their products across geographies. Talent is spread across the world and its needed to go global […]

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Occam’s razor

 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Occam’s razor, also known as Ockham’s razor, and sometimes expressed in Latin as lex parsimoniae (the law of parsimony, economy or succinctness), is a principle that generally recommends that, from among competing hypotheses, selecting the one that makes the fewest new assumptions usually provides the correct one, and that the simplest explanation […]

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Managing Projects and Herzberg’s two factor theory

The topic of interest today is what has more prominence in project management – methodology or intuition. Let us make an attempt to answer this using an analogy to Herzberg’s two factor theory.For those not familiar with Herzberg’s two factor theory, it is as follows:The theory (also known as Herzberg’s motivation-hygiene theory and Dual-Factor Theory) […]

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