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by Mohamed.Benmerikhi
Mon 24 Sep 2012 9:38 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: How to Manage Your Boss: More Tips
Replies: 1
Views: 3651

Re: How to Manage Your Boss: More Tips

Hi all, Great tips. I just wanted to add a few thoughts, and may be the following tip: "Understanding your bosses overall business strategy. Bosses may not necessarily express their strategy clearly, especially in SMEs". Also, some industries involve high staff turnover and may not lend th...
by Mohamed.Benmerikhi
Sat 22 Sep 2012 2:28 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: PMP Exam Tip: The Project Schedule
Replies: 1
Views: 4518

Re: PMP Exam Tip: The Project Schedule

Hi all, Understanding and implementing a project schedule means not only coming to terms with the start and finish dates of a given task in the WBS, but also being able to understand how to manage and monitor the project schedule in its entirety when contingencies arise. Quite often contingencies re...
by Mohamed.Benmerikhi
Fri 21 Sep 2012 1:54 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Responsibilities - Clarification
Replies: 4
Views: 6974

Re: Responsibilities - Clarification

Hi Guys, Very interesting question indeed. I think the current arguments add to the current body of knowldge while they allow PM practitioners to solve ongoing issues related to their responsabilities. Overlaps occur more often than we think, but i always find it paradoxical - especially in complex ...
by Mohamed.Benmerikhi
Fri 21 Sep 2012 9:11 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Advice on Moving From Graphic Designer to Project Manager
Replies: 5
Views: 10938

Re: Advice on Moving From Graphic Designer to Project Manager

Hi there, First, I would like to congratulate you on your courage. I am going through a similar endeavour and have been lucky enough to get the right advice at the right time. I followed it and must confess that i do not regret having gone through this career change. I got a job as a project coordin...
by Mohamed.Benmerikhi
Thu 20 Sep 2012 2:43 pm
Forum: Business Book Reviews
Topic: Research Methods for Business Students by Dr Mark Saunders et al
Replies: 1
Views: 25829

Re: Research Methods for Business Students by Dr Mark Saunders et al

Hi Everyone, Indeed, I have the book and did use it when i first started in management research. It gave me a great insight into the intricacies of undertaking a research project. I still believe that this book is very informative in terms of providing the reader / researcher with an adequate knowle...
by Mohamed.Benmerikhi
Thu 20 Sep 2012 2:29 pm
Forum: Business Book Reviews
Topic: Doing Qualitative Research by David Silverman
Replies: 1
Views: 23526

Re: Doing Qualitative Research by David Silverman

I very much agree that "Doing Qualitative Research" by David Silverman is a great book, it is particularly useful for first year doctorate students. However, I have come across others than are more up to date and rather comprehensive. For example, I find Robert Yin's: "Qualitative Res...
by Mohamed.Benmerikhi
Thu 20 Sep 2012 10:29 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Change of Career From IT into Project Management
Replies: 6
Views: 8881

Re: Change of Career From IT into Project Management

It is a rather pertinent question. I believe getting into the profession of project managmeent straight after getting the qualification may not be so easy, but perhaps applying for a PM related position which does not require experience may be a good start.