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The element of trust in project management

12 April 2017 IN Featured Know how News Opinions BY

Trust is a complex concept that has different meanings depending on the situation and relationships observed.  Trust is an essential element of healthy and cooperative ties between employees, business and profession. Different characteristics of industries indicate meaning of trust. In information system projects trust is built within core business more than it is the case

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2nd IPMA Megaprojects Special Interest Group (SIG) Meeting in Poreč (CROATIA)

3 April 2017 IN Best Practices Featured Know how News Opinions BY

2nd IPMA megaprojects SIG will be held in September 28-29th 2017 in Poreč, Istria, Croatia. In parallel, the 13h OTMC conference on construction organization, technology and management will take place. The 1st IPMA megaproject SIG meeting was held in September 2015 in Primošten (Croatia). The 2015 IP-MA Megaprojects SIG brought together individuals and groups working

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Projects and project management in Portugal

31 March 2017 IN Best Practices Featured Know how News Opinions BY

Portugal  is a country on the Iberian Peninsula in Southwestern Europe. It is the westernmost country of mainland Europe. To the west and south it is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and to the east and north by Spain. During the 15th and the 16th centuries, Portugal established the first global empire, becoming one of

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Projects and project management in Thailand

22 March 2017 IN Featured Know how News Opinions BY

The Kingdom of Thailand,  formerly also known as Siam, is with nearly 70 million inhabitants one of the most populous countries in South-East Asia. It is bordered to the north by Myanmar and Laos, to the east by Laos and Cambodia, to the south by the Gulf of Thailand and Malaysia, and to the west

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Why COACHING for Development

20 March 2017 IN Featured Know how News Opinions BY

The 2011 McKinsey-Devex survey of 1210 people in NGO and development agencies showed that only 36% of aid projects achieved their intended impact. The main sources of difficulties in the projects arise from planning, stakeholder management, managing change, procurement practices, monitoring and evaluation. Clearly, from a project management perspective, we see the need to act,

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Projects and project management in Cambodia

17 March 2017 IN Featured Know how News Opinions BY

The Kingdom of Cambodia is a country located in the southern portion of the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia. It is bordered by Thailand to the northwest, Laos to the northeast and Vietnam to the east. The country looks back to a long history that can be traced back to the year 802, when Jayavarman

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Projects and project management in Vietnam

13 March 2017 IN Best Practices Featured Opinions BY

The Socialistic Republic of Vietnam is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia bordered by China to the north, Laos to the northwest and Cambodia to the southwest. The people of Vietnam had to defend themselves from other countries over a long period of time, since the 13th Century the Chinese, later

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PROJECT MANAGEMENT RESEARCH WORKSHOP FOR PH.D. STUDENTS, POST-DOC FELLOWS AND YOUNG RESEARCHERS

8 March 2017 IN Featured News Opinions BY

Call for submissions: The Project Management Research Workshop 2017 is a unique opportunity for the young researchers to present and discuss their research work in the context of an international conference and receive useful feedback for their further research. During the workshop, Prof. Dr. Martina Huemann (associate editor of the International Journal of Project Management)

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Projects and project management in Myanmar

6 March 2017 IN Best Practices Featured News Opinions BY

Myanmar, sometimes better known as Burma, is a sovereign state in South East Asia bordered by Bangladesh, India, China, Laos and Thailand.  Both names are derived from the name of the majority Burmese ethnic group, the “Bamar”. Myanmar is considered to be the literary form of the name of the group, while Burma is derived

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Bedtime Stories for Project Managers

1 March 2017 IN Best Practices Featured Know how Opinions BY

After reading hundreds of books about project management I often have the feeling that I´ve seen everything and there is nothing new and exciting… However, I was made aware of an exciting new book called “Bedtime Stories for Project Managers and others with trouble sleeping” written by Marisa Silva, a passionate PM Consultant. The book

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