I was in a group roundtable discussion at the last PMI Tulsa Chapter meeting in which we discussed the various "generations" that are presently in play in the workforce, and the implications that this wide variation of working styles has for project work. One project manager brought up his work with virtual teams on projects. While he had formed an opinion of his team … [Read more...] about What Will be the Role of Social Media (and Open Leadership) in the Modern Program Management Office?
In Part I of this post, we discussed two communication mechanisms--Situational and Empathic Communication--that project managers can use to ensure that stakeholders hear and understand key project issues. In my experiences working with many project managers in a PMO environment, Situational and Empathic Communication--along with Resonance and Metaphorical Communication, the … [Read more...] about Can You Hear Me Now? What are some Effective Communication Mechanisms Project Managers Can Employ with Teams and Stakeholders? Part II
If you have been following my project related posts on this Blog, you know that one of my themes has been effective communication with all project stakeholders. Of course, this means using different types of communication, with different types of stakeholders, in different types of situations. It has often been said that, if you want someone to talk with you in a … [Read more...] about Can You Hear Me Now? What are some Effective Communication Mechanisms Project Managers Can Employ with Teams and Stakeholders? Part I