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Decision Making For Project Manager (Part-I)

Project manager makes decision everyday:



Project managers have to make decisions day-in and out. It is an integral part of their job. It could be about whether to add new resources in team, whether to accept new changes by customer, whether…

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Added by Dhan on September 5, 2012 at 11:47pm — No Comments

Dwelling on Decisions

“We can’t retract the decisions we’ve made, we can only affect the decisions we’re going to make from here.” As said by actor Jamie Foxx in the movie,
Law Abiding Citizen.

 

As you have been reading in
‘Turning Point’; decisions have been the recent theme of our discussions and time together. While web surfing, I found a site that shares ‘wisdom’ from the movies. Note I place ‘wisdom’ in quotes. Sometimes the…

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Added by Margaret Meloni on May 21, 2012 at 11:51am — No Comments

Decisions, Decisions

“Tom I really think that when there is a technical decision to be made, it makes perfects sense for you to delegate the decision to Simon. After all he is our technical lead.” Marilyn chimed in, “I agree with Jacob. I think the trick is that you need to make it clear that you trust Simon to make the call.”

 

Tom was once again meeting with Jacob his business analyst and Marilyn his subject matter expert. In a prior meeting they had told Tom (their project manager) that…

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Added by Margaret Meloni on May 8, 2012 at 3:13pm — No Comments

That was a Decision, Really?

Tom was not surprised when Jacob and Marilyn asked for a private meeting with him. He had a hunch that some of the team was displeased with him. He thought of Jacob and Marilyn as ‘unofficial’ team leaders. They seemed to be the two people who his team members looked to for professional guidance. Tom had mixed feeling about his upcoming meeting with the two of them. On the one hand it would be a relief to find out what was wrong and on the other hand, well he was going to find out what was…

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Added by Margaret Meloni on April 23, 2012 at 1:27pm — No Comments

Please, Make a Decision

Over lunch, Jacob and Marilyn discussed some of the frustrations they were experiencing on one of their current projects. Jacob was a business analyst on the project and Marilyn was the subject matter expert. Jacob turned to Marilyn and said to her, “If you could say just one thing to Tom our project manager, what would it be?” Without hesitation Marilyn replied, “Please, make a decision.”

Unfortunately Jacob and Marilyn both viewed Tom as wishy-washy. He seemed to be either unwilling…

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Added by Margaret Meloni on April 9, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

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