The need for effective leadership is greater than ever before
Traditionally, a good project manager was someone who was logical and rational and effective at dealing with events, tasks and processes. It was someone who would work to the client’s brief and use their authority to deliver the desired outputs. Often, this type of project manager would study best practices and company procedures so that they could play by the rules and ensure that the standards were upheld. By understanding how the firm operated, they could blend in, adopt the company culture and ensure that their team would continue to contribute to the way things had always been done.
The traditional paradigm no longer works
But this approach no longer works. We cannot rely on the old ways of delivering projects as the world is becoming increasingly complex and competitive. We are operating in a more-for-less culture Read More