Dealing with people issues – resistance, communication, alignment is taking up more of your managers and project leaders time and they are burning the candle at both ends trying to meet both project and people management needs. Senior managers are having to step in to fill the gap and that is putting pressure on their […]
Everyone agrees that the projects you are working on are important yet milestones are not being reached., promises are not being kept and day to day operations are getting in the way. Your project manager is getting more and more frustrated and can’t seem to get all the stakeholders and partners to even attend meetings […]
Your Lean Initiative or Continuous Improvement project started well but as time goes on fewer and fewer suggestions are coming in. Front line managers are having to go out and pull improvement ideas. Everyone is “too busy” to join an improvement team. Head office is looking for better numbers and you know opportunities exist but […]
Most of the time changes stall because of people issues and they can be hard to identify – if the technology is working and the need is still there your Leaders may need some help to get things moving again.
Often projects involve a range of stakeholders. Different perspectives can lead to unilateral decision making, acting without consultation, lack of coordination, and ultimately conflict and the success of the project is at risk. An alignment session can quickly get everyone back on track.
Sure everyone is a bit burnt out by change these days but if “change fatique” sets in or a big change project fails it can be harder to get everyone on board for the next big initiative. The underlying cause of resistance – not the surface grumbling needs addressed quickly to get back on track.