Rod Sharman

19 Techniques Part 7

December 21, 2009

After 7 discussion episodes on our 19 Techniques, we share some reflections on managing the people side of projects, and the importance of balance across key management disciplines in the best project managers.

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19 Techniques Part 6

December 14, 2009

In part 6 of our special, “19 Techniques for managing people who do not report to you,” Jay Christensen and Rod Sharman discuss how project managers can manage difficult people on their teams.

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19 Techniques Part 5

December 7, 2009

In part 5 of our special, “19 Techniques for managing people who do not report to you,” Jay Christensen and Rod Sharman discuss the importance of using facts and data in supporting positions on projects, how you can encourage critical thinking in your team, and what you need to do to support your team members in removing obstacles standing in the way of getting their work done.

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19 Techniques Part 4

November 30, 2009

In part 4 of our special, “19 Techniques for managing people who do not report to you,” Jay Christensen and Rod Sharman discuss task definition, specifically around critical impact tasks, and how to manage these tasks in a way that encourages action and progress.

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19 Techniques Part 3

November 23, 2009

In part 3 of our special, “19 Techniques for managing people who do not report to you,” Jay Christensen and Rod Sharman discuss issues and concerns, with special focus on how to manage resolution of issues in a visible way.

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19 Techniques Part 2

November 16, 2009

In part 2 of our special, “19 Techniques for managing people who do not report to you,” Jay Christensen and Rod Sharman discuss roles and responsibilities on your projects, ensuring that commitments are clear and visible through the Responsibility Matrix and Schedule.

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19 Techniques Part 1

November 9, 2009

This is part 1 of our special, “19 Techniques for managing people who do not report to you.” Jay Christensen and Rod Sharman discuss the importance of goal statements, clear objective statements, and a well-publicized project profile in getting the support you need to deliver project results.

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