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by satisfactionuk
Wed 30 Mar 2011 2:49 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Project Scope Management
Replies: 2
Views: 7752

Re: Project Scope Management

Hmmm, Just a thought, are you intending to copy piecemeal all of the PMBOK guide in this forum just to advertise your website?

The reason I ask is that most of us do actually have the book.

Kind regards

Stephan Toth
by satisfactionuk
Wed 30 Mar 2011 2:27 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Project Cost Management
Replies: 2
Views: 8988

Re: Project Cost Management

Hi, It continually amazes me how the PMBOK guide and other project management systems make the costings of projects so difficult and wordy. Updating the costing of projects is really simplicity itself. Any good project management tool such as MS Project has abundant facilities for costing, monitorin...
by satisfactionuk
Wed 30 Mar 2011 1:27 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Political Game - Are You A Winner Or A Loser?
Replies: 2
Views: 6457

Re: Political Game - Are You A Winner Or A Loser?

So right Duncan, In my experience only losers ask for permission to do something or not do something and in doing so can make you appear to be indecisive and weak. Even simple issues can set a negative pattern of assumptions and create future problems from the people that you deal with. Consider the...
by satisfactionuk
Sun 27 Mar 2011 12:12 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Political Game - Are You A Winner Or A Loser?
Replies: 2
Views: 6457

Political Game - Are You A Winner Or A Loser?

The Winners Commandments Reggie Von Zugbach (1995) argues that winning the organization game is about overcoming the human and organizational barriers to gaining power with minimum effort and maximum rewards. While the term power can be used to describe wealth, status and influence, it also refers ...
by satisfactionuk
Sat 26 Mar 2011 7:48 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Love It, Hate It, Be Indiferent To It, Politics Still Exist
Replies: 0
Views: 4259

Love It, Hate It, Be Indiferent To It, Politics Still Exist

Hi, You may love, hate or be totally indifferent to company politics but in actual fact in the real world it still exist and is an essential and legitimate part of the business process that gets scarce resources allocated and more importantly it’s the oil on the many cogs of industry that gets thing...
by satisfactionuk
Thu 24 Mar 2011 3:51 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: 10 Elements of Project Management Success
Replies: 3
Views: 26706

Re: 10 Elements of Project Management Success

Oh, One last point, to have a flexible plan is not to have a plan at all. Of course a project plan has to be rigid and not allow changes without due process. Among other business related issues often contracts are involved, so due process for changing the plan has to be bureaucratic by its very natu...
by satisfactionuk
Thu 24 Mar 2011 2:51 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: 10 Elements of Project Management Success
Replies: 3
Views: 26706

Re: 10 Elements of Project Management Success

Lol, in principle I agree with a lot of what you have said, but to be honest you have in a round-a-bout way described the all of the principles laid out in Prince2 which in my opinion is a far better system than Agile, the PMI PMBOK Guide and the APM all of which attempt to differentiate themselves ...
by satisfactionuk
Sat 19 Mar 2011 5:22 am
Forum: Business Book Reviews
Topic: The Personal Management Handbook by John Mulligan
Replies: 0
Views: 17295

The Personal Management Handbook by John Mulligan

The Personal Management Handbook - How to make the most of your potential by John Mulligan (Human Potential Resource Group University of Surry) Hi, This is the first book in this series of practical question and answer books on management. This book is targeted at managing your career and is crammed...
by satisfactionuk
Sat 19 Mar 2011 5:12 am
Forum: Business Book Reviews
Topic: The Managers Problem Solver by John Walsh
Replies: 0
Views: 15352

The Managers Problem Solver by John Walsh

The Managers Problem solver - Practical solutions to managers questions by John Walsh. Hi, This is the second book in this series of practical question and answer books on management. Again this book is crammed full of practice advice on solving day-to-day problems that managers may face. This book ...
by satisfactionuk
Sat 19 Mar 2011 5:06 am
Forum: Business Book Reviews
Topic: The Managers Handbook by Ernst & Young
Replies: 0
Views: 15886

The Managers Handbook by Ernst & Young

The Managers Handbook - The practical guide to successful management by Ernst & Young Hi, This is the third book in this series of practical question and answer books on management. Again this book is crammed full of practice advice on solving day-to-day problems. This book helps you to: Know yourse...