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New managers need to make the transition to management quickly. For busy managers who need information fast, check out AMA’s collection of sample forms, templates, worksheets, and advice including how to define your new role, create a productive environment, and uncover how best to communicate within your organization.

Improving Metrics: 6 Questions for More Effective Metrics Management

By | Posted Jul 9, 2014

Good metrics and good use of metrics can increase effectiveness and efficiency in most businesses. Metrics are outcomes and outputs […]

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Providing A SWOT Example for Analysis

By | Posted Jul 3, 2014

Need help pulling together a SWOT Analysis? Here’s a sample SWOT Analysis for a fictional company, Fowlers Inc., from Supply […]

Why Hire Veterans? It’s Good Business

By | Posted Jul 3, 2014

You may have read about successful veterans returning to work, but do you know what your organization can do to […]

3 Words That Can Rescue a Failing Project: What Project Managers Can Learn from Mandela

By | Posted Jul 1, 2014 | 2 Comments

The minute something goes wrong on a project or in the company we look for the person at fault and remove or demote them. Learn what 3 words from the late Nelson Mandela can change your company’s culture and improve the success rate of your projects.

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How to Write a SWOT Analysis

By | Posted Jun 24, 2014

What is SWOT analysis? SWOT is an acronym for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats. Most people conduct SWOT analyses using […]

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Is It a Good Idea to Bring Dogs to the Office?

By | Posted Jun 20, 2014

Taking pets to work can be great for morale, it’s more than a personal decision.  You need to be sensitive […]

5 Myths of Role-Playing: How to Transform Your Training Technique

By | Posted Jun 18, 2014

Role-playing is an effective and valuable vocational tool…when properly administered. It offers a low-risk opportunity to practice a new theory […]

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Management Lessons From the Carpool

By | Posted Jun 11, 2014

In 1958, a middle-aged engineer named Bill Gore walked away from a seventeen-year career at the DuPont Company to literally […]

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10 Life Lessons Learned from the Great Recession

By | Posted Jun 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Great Recession was incredibly difficult for many. Here are 10 life lessons to keep in mind as you move […]

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Eleven Key Traits for Turning Project Vision into Value

By | Posted Jun 4, 2014 | 2 Comments

The goal of any successful Project manager is to deliver project value. A project is nothing more than a vehicle […]

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Aligning Project Management to Evolving Business Strategy and Priorities

By | Posted May 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

Recent articles published by both Harvard and Stanford indicate that organizations should revisit business priorities and objectives more frequently, and […]

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Preparing for an Interview: How to Research a Company

By | Posted May 23, 2014 | 3 Comments

If you’re preparing for an interview, developing a Company Research Overview one-sheet is a very smart strategy.  Hiring managers and […]

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