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by satisfactionuk
Fri 04 Mar 2011 4:21 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)
Replies: 1
Views: 6464

Re: PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)

People reading my post have probably realised that I do not like the PMI's and in particular its RMP qualification acceptance criteria one little bit. This is not out of prejudice because it’s an American organisation or that there are just to many associations vying for world recognition and domina...
by satisfactionuk
Thu 03 Mar 2011 3:08 pm
Forum: Business Book Reviews
Topic: Power, Politics and Organizational Change by David Buchanan et al
Replies: 0
Views: 8612

Power, Politics and Organizational Change by David Buchanan et al

Power, Politics and Organisational Change - Winning the Turf Game by David A Buchanan and Richard J. Badham Hi, I have just received this book from Amazon in the post today and browsing through its pages it proves to be a very interesting read. Buchanan's book on organizational behaviour was require...
by satisfactionuk
Wed 02 Mar 2011 5:50 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Three-Point Estimating - Useful or Not?
Replies: 10
Views: 23766

Re: Three-Point Estimating - Useful or Not?

Hi, I have acquired a copy of @Risk for projects and used it for some time now and found it to be very useful. I like the fact that you can very easily do a variety of simulations based on the data from two and three point estimates for each task, group of tasks and the project as a whole. This tool...
by satisfactionuk
Wed 02 Mar 2011 4:46 pm
Forum: Business Book Reviews
Topic: You Can Negotiate Anything by Herb Cohen
Replies: 1
Views: 20255

You Can Negotiate Anything by Herb Cohen

Hi, This is the latest book to my collection and admittedly I have not yet delved deeply into its chapters. However, browsing through the pages I can see that this book builds on the lessons learnt from the book Getting What You Want by Quentin De. La Dedoyere which is reviewed below. Part one of th...
by satisfactionuk
Wed 02 Mar 2011 4:53 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: What's Your Best Project Management Tip?
Replies: 13
Views: 16939

Re: What's Your Best Project Management Tip?

Hmmmm good question, My tip is, don’t allow yourself or let others set you up to fail. If your experience or even gut instinct tells you that something is not right then clarify the issue and fix it before agreeing to do the project. There is nothing wrong in having the goolas to be an obstinate b' ...
by satisfactionuk
Tue 01 Mar 2011 5:07 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Prince2 Aligned PMO Setup
Replies: 4
Views: 11832

Re: Prince2 Aligned PMO Setup

dhaughey as usual your input is right on the nail. Thanks for the great information, I have copied and pasted both of these very interesting and informative articles into my library for future use. Now for the downside, grrrrrr, I hate you, lol,. because you got me thinking on another subject area a...
by satisfactionuk
Mon 28 Feb 2011 11:12 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Prince2 Aligned PMO Setup
Replies: 4
Views: 11832

Re: Prince2 Aligned PMO Setup

Hi, There are two trains of thought about a PMO office/ The first is purported by the PMBOK guide as being above the project manager and being run by a manager of project managers, which suggest that the company is running either a programme or portfolio of projects. The flexibility of Prince2 suppo...
by satisfactionuk
Mon 28 Feb 2011 10:51 pm
Forum: Business Book Reviews
Topic: Getting What You Want by Quentin De. La. Bedoyere
Replies: 0
Views: 7104

Getting What You Want by Quentin De. La. Bedoyere

Getting What You Want - Powerful Persuasion Techniques To Use In Any Situation by Quintin De. La. Bedoyere Hi, Negotiation is a fundamental part of business life and if you have no idea of the rules of the game you have no chance of successfully getting what you want. Yes, most people hate to admit ...
by satisfactionuk
Mon 28 Feb 2011 10:29 pm
Forum: Business Book Reviews
Topic: Human Relations In Business by Fred J. Carvell
Replies: 1
Views: 18780

Human Relations In Business by Fred J. Carvell

Hi, This is a rather old book written in 1970 but is quite different in its concept from traditional academic books compiled from the results of formal research papers. The author actually went out into the real world and questioned managers, supervisors and the like to get real first hand informati...
by satisfactionuk
Mon 28 Feb 2011 10:15 pm
Forum: Business Book Reviews
Topic: Marketing Yourself by Dorothy Leeds
Replies: 0
Views: 6756

Marketing Yourself by Dorothy Leeds

Marketing Yourself by Dorothy Leeds - How to sell yourself and get the jobs you've always wanted. Hi, From the day we are born we are forming impressions in others such as mothers ho say s/he is a terrible crier or a quiet sweet little angel. Later through our terrible twos we instil the attitude in...