Project Management

Aug21

Building Smarter Teams - Thomas Malone

Building Smarter Teams - Thomas Malone

Very interesting article on the latest research into group intelligence.......
"We had expected that the group intelligence would correlate with the average or maximum intelligence of individual group members. But we were surprised to find that the correlation was not very strong. In other words, just having a bunch of smart people in a group doesn't necessarily make a smart group"

 

Posted in Project Management

Oct05

Leadership Lessons 101

Management By Walking Around

Leadership Lessons 101

How would you spot a leader if you saw one and what could you do to develop your own leadership potential? If you do a Google search on the word “leader” you’ll find that there are 264,000,000 hits; the word “leadership” has 155,000,000.

The good news is that while there is a vast ocean of information on the subject of leadership there is a fair consensus as to what skills are required for effective leadership.

Posted in Project Management

Jun16

Role Plays Lead To Better Decisions

Role Plays Lead To Better Decisions

Researchers from the Wharton Business School and the International Graduate School of Business at the University of Adelaide have proved that role play scenarios which involve participants to figuratively stand in the other person’s shoes (what we call 2nd position) is significantly more effective in forecasting outcomes that the use of experts or merely thinking about the situation.

Posted in Business Management, Innovation, Project Management