Action 1: Shift

Action #1: Shift

Organizations need more project leaders and less project managers. Unfortunately, many organizations confuse the two. This confusion has resulted in the application of project management tools and techniques in a simplistic, linear manner. What project managers need to do is exercise a paradigm shift that emphasizes, to use a popularized phrase by Bennis and Nanus, doing the right the things rather than doing things right. This paradigm shift, in the true sense of Kuhn and Barker, requires taking a completely different perspective, a nonlinear and systemic one. Project management currently remains in the shackles of a paradigm that emphasizes doing things right, not necessarily the right things. It needs to become more like what Burns describes as more transformative , less transactional.

Leading High Performance Projects
The Photoshop CS2 Speed Clinic: Automating Photoshop to Get Twice the Work Done in Half the Time
ISBN: 193215910X
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2003
Pages: 169

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