Bridging the Business-Project Divide: Techniques for Reconciling Business-as-Usual and Project Cultures
In organizations these days, there are two cultures, two sets of expectations, two languages; that of the business-as-usual organization and separately that of projects. These cultures need to work together effectively. Unfortunately, the natural side-effect of two such different perspectives is misunderstanding, mutual incomprehension, and despite good intentions on both sides, failure to deliver desired benefits. In Bridging the Business-Project Divide John Brinkworth tackles these issues by examining: A*
About the Author
John Brinkworth is a management consultant who assists clients to improve their processes for project and programme management. He is also part of the associate faculty at Henley Business School. He is a Member of the Institute of Directors (IoD), a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute, a Certified Management Consultant (CMC(R)), a Chartered IT Professional and an Associate of the Chartered Quality Institute. He has previously published a book on Software Quality Management and articles in Conspectus and Project Manager Today. For the then UK Office of Government Commerce (OGC) he has also served on their review team for their publications relating to programme and project management. His focus is on identifying pragmatic solutions that can increase the chances of project success.
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