The 10 Elements of Positive Performance Management

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from John Mattone: The fundamental belief underlying Positive Performance Management (PPM) is this: Leaders and their employees must strive to make performance reviews complete, honest, and timely. In the course of executing PPM, you should hold yourself to the highest standards of character, always being fair and honest and never injuring a person’s sense of dignity and self-worth.

Managing Results by Defining “Deliverables” Early On

QAspire

Bonus: QAspire Blog was recently featured on Community of Program and Project Managers (PPM Community). Home Go to QAspire.com Guest Posts Disclaimer Managing Results by Defining “Deliverables” Early On As professionals, we all are responsible for shipping stuff to our customers (internal or external). The stuff that we ship is commonly referred to as a “deliverable”. As a manager, it helps if you can clearly define what deliverable means.

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A Round Up of My Writing in August 2010

QAspire

QAspire Blog was recently featured on Community of Program and Project Managers (PPM Community). Home Go to QAspire.com Guest Posts Disclaimer A Round Up of My Writing in August 2010 August 2010 came to an end, and once again, I didn’t quite notice it in frenzy of everything going around. August was a fantastic month when rains enlivened us. The earth suddenly turned greener and merrier. September, for me, would be a breakthrough month in many ways.

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Ford's Impressive Sustainability Strategy

Harvard Business Review

Buried beneath the pizzaz of high-profile PR announcements, Ford has developed what appears to be a broad, well-thought-out sustainability strategy. So will Ford develop — and build great brand stories around — the efficient or electric cars that people want? For years, Toyota has been the darling of the green business world.

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The First 90 Days in a New CIO Position

Harvard Business Review

In today''s complex and increasingly heterogeneous technology environment, it is also critical to integrate a Project Portfolio Management (PPM) strategy that aligns project lifecycles from concept through development and finally to support and continuous enhancement. Our Project Management Office is therefore enthusiastically pursuing new PPM capabilities that will enhance the transparency of our decision making processes.

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