Tag Archives: management
Is middle management that wonderful place in the corporate world where potential is throttled, excellence is squashed and creativity dies?
The issue of standpipe provision and maintenance on construction projects is a serious one, and one which has generated much interest during recent years by the NYC Department of Buildings, NYC FDNY and the construction industry. Continue reading
Communication is the cornerstone of good project management. Good things happen when project managers communicate!
Alignment of interests is a key trait of successful projects. Alignment is required at several levels. The objectives and actions of project teams must be aligned with those of the organization. Similarly, project teams must be aligned with clients. Proper … Continue reading
I am pondering several interesting concepts related to project management innovation. These drive at the heart of team building, organizational excellence and project performance. 1. Can we address project management innovation in a general way? 2. Can mid-size companies … Continue reading
There are so many courses and programs today on the subject of project management and project leadership. How does an organization choose from the dizzying array? I have some thoughts which I hope can clarify the decision-making process. While many … Continue reading
Capital Asset Project Portfolio Management as an Integrated Management Methodology for Real Estate Owners
BY MATTHIAS EBINGER > NEW YORK UNIVERSITY > SHACK INSTITUTE OF REAL ESTATE > AUGUST 2007 In the highly competitive and fast changing real estate environment, organizations are increasingly assessing the impact of real estate ownership to the organizational bottom … Continue reading
Contractors and construction professionals are increasingly realizing that their success depends on their organization’s ability to process, manage, filter, keep and leverage information. We live in the age of information and therefore, we understand that our ability to sort through … Continue reading
A business is largely a collection of integrated processes. This applies to projects as well. Integrated processes have interfaces and these interfaces are dynamic and complex. Interfaces are the points at which risks are significant; the management of interfaces is an important function … Continue reading