Tag - Executive Management

Best Teacher

The Best Teacher

Working with your preferred kind of Line Manager or Customer is, most often, not your choice. To survive and grow professionally, you have to learn to work with every kind of personality. You might be familiar with the phrase; “No Pain, No Gain’. It is applicable in this discussion as well. The best teacher is...


Bus

A Critical Review of “BRT Project Audit Report” by OGMC

What is expected, when Project Level Risks mentioned by the Sponsor itself get ignored? What kind of final results will be achieved when Detail Engineering Design (DED) of the project is not given appropriate time? What happens, when everything is cut down and set unrealistic targets to meet only political goals? What happens, when made Financial Irregularities and...


Monkeys

If you throw peanuts, you will get monkeys

"The Cost of Quality" More than a decade ago, I was working with another Senior Consultant. He  remarked a phrase about the team “If you throw peanuts, you will get monkeys”. The phrase was mainly targeted at the resource experience and output quality. Since he said it out loud so the remarks were not taken too...


Managing the 4 Wives

In my other article, “Big Love – The Lucky Guy with 4 Wives”, I discussed that Project Manager role generally seems to people so intruding just like a person having 4 wives. Also this article enlightened on the challenges and sacrifices a Project Manager has to bear in order to manage the 4 wives (Customer,...


Big Love – The Lucky Guy with 4 Wives

"Inside story of a Project Manager" Its profoundly hazardous social policy but a Project Manager is likely having 4 wives, everybody envy him and wishes they could also be like that. On the other side of the coin, all the 4 wives (Customer, Executive Management, Team and Family) are never happy with the Project Manager and...