Topics included in Resource Management:
- Plan resource management
- Estimate resource requirements
- Acquire resources
- Develop and manage the project team (see below)
- Control resources
- Useful external web-links
Other related subjects within the PMKI:
- Personal Ethics
- Competencies & Interpersonal
- Leadership & Motivation
- PM Qualifications.
Temporary Subject List - this page is being rebuilt:
- Teams, Team development and Trust
- Blg: Developing your team. You are
responsible for building the team you lead! One of the key
stakeholder management roles fulfilled by effective team
leaders and project managers is helping their team members
grow and improve.
Complexity Theory & Teams.
Complexity theory helps understand the social behaviours
of teams and the networks of people involved in and around
The Art of Delegation. Delegation is
when you assign responsibility to another person to carry
out a specific task, and is one of the most important
management skills to master.
HPWP Lessons from Manufacturing
(High Performance Work Practices). Applying HPWP in a
project team environment to create success.
Practical Stakeholder Engagement.
SCARF the basic elements of effective stakeholder
engagement - achieving an effective engagement with your
team, leading to a constructive dialogue that helps create
project success does need planning, processes and time.
Fair - Process & Procedural Fairness. Process
fairness is quite distinct from outcome fairness. When you
have to deliver bad news to a person, the processes you
use are at least as important as the decision you have
Conflict Management. The
ability to deal with conflict effectively is directly
related to overall management success and is a key aspect
of relationship management.
- Art: Why
are they (you) fighting?. Emotions kick in
quicker and are far more powerful than rational thought.
Fight or flight is one of the most basic of survival
strategies andhas to be managed to reduce conflict .
Eliminating the fear factor.
Drive out fear, so that everyone may work effectively for
the company. If people are people are fearful of being
‘blamed’, the last thing they will do is pass on accurate
information about an issue or a problem.
- Art: Perspectives on time!.
People see time differently. For some, time
flows from the future into the present and on to the past
at a steady rate; our plans for tomorrow become the
actions of today and then the memories of times past.
Others see time as a river carrying them forward to an
uncertain future. Understanding these perspectives helps
deal with different attitudes to punctuality.
Thinking Hats. A thinking tool for group discussion
and to assist individual thinking.
The Value of Trust. Trust is a key
element in the effective management of project teams and
contracts. High levels of trust speeds up decisions
and lowers costs.
a tale of two constructions. Building and
maintaining trust through understanding stakeholder
relationships. This paper contrasts two projects and the
effect of different contractual arrangements on their
respective supply chains, to show how an attitude of
sharing risk and a focus on building and maintaining
robust relationships can lead to more efficient project
- Blg: Credit, Trust and Emotions. There is
no credit without trust because there is always
asymmetrical information in every transaction. But how
much trust someone is willing to invest is driven by
emotions as much s by logic.
Useful external web-links
- External Link - to be added