Managing Projects in Turbulent Times
Strategic initiatives are major drivers of organizational progress and are designed to transform enterprise processes or knowledge assets. Unfortunately, many initiatives suffer from poor project management-they are launched without clear business cases, paid too little attention from senior leaders, and managed without strong project governance. The costs of these and other mistakes are significant. In this article-an excerpt from their new book Managing Performance in Turbulent Times: Insight and Analytics-performance management experts Ed Barrows and Andy Neely describe four practices organizations can implement right away to improve their project management and, in so doing, improve their overall strategy execution.