Team Motivation, Self Motivation and their interdependency

If Motivation is an inner force that causes or induces us to do something, and what motivates one person may not necessarily motivate another (Burke, Barron, 2014) Is it possible to motivate teams? And If each individual has its own motivating factors then how does a Project Manager motivates a group of people towards the same objective? Will their...
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Tailoring communication

​Communications cross culturally, cross-industry or cross-departmental needs to be tailored for each environment, situation and person. And it needs to be tailored to the listener. Communication (definition) : is a two way process of reaching a mutual understanding in which participants not only exchange (encode-decode) information, news, idea...
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5 Webinars on Stakeholder Management

During our last Salem Branch luncheon during our discussion on Managing Uncertainty, the team had a great insight on how the management of Uncertainty and Risk has to be in sync with Stakeholder Management. Resources on the topic were requested, so here are 5 Webinars on Stakeholder Management from the projectmanagement.com site that I thought...
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Interview with Surranjan Kumar, Salem's September Presenter

​After a very interesting presentation about how to manage Uncertainty Vs Risks from our guest Presenter Surranjan Kumar, Sr. Manager with Deloitte; we wanted to ask him a little about how he got engaged in Project Management and ask some advice on how to get into it. Here is what he had to say: ​Q. How did you start in Project Management...
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Welcome to our Blog

 Greetings PMI Willamette Valley members, we have good news. We have started our Chapter BLOG, and we will love for you to be part of it, please submit your entries to socialmedia@pmiwv.org and we will post it The purpose of the BLOG is to be able to share best practices, thoughts and ideas that can help our fellow members and project man...
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