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Leading project teams without (disciplinary) power

19 September 2016 IN Featured Know how BY

Leadership is different in projects. Typically, project managers do not have disciplinary power like line managers. Leadership WITH disciplinary power means to hold a couple of tools in your hands, including but not limited to allowing for vacations, offering training opportunities, raising the salary or promoting employees to the next level. However, a means could

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Sponsoring a project – a key role for successful delivery

29 August 2016 IN Featured Know how News BY

In this blogpost a key role for the successful delivery of a project shall be discussed. It´s the role of the “project sponsor”. GAPPS, the Global Alliance for Project Performance Standards, published in 2015 a Guiding Framework for Project Sponsors. The Framework defines the role as follows: “The sponsor is an individual who may be

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly – Power and Politics in Projects

22 March 2016 IN Featured Opinions BY

Projects are performed through people. People are influenced through projects and their leadership. Power and politics are gaining increasingly recognition as success factor for project management. With this blogpost I´d like to start a dialogue in the community in order to explore and better understand the topic. The IPMA Individual Competence Baseline 4.0  defines power

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