Project Management for Workforce Asset Management Implementation1
IN THIS CHAPTER, THE LEADING practices and effective methods of general project management are examined and discussed in relation to workforce management (WFM) projects. Formal project management methodology emphasizes the basics of planning, organization, leading, and controlling. When project managers follow these basic techniques as a consistent structured approach, they should experience better project efforts and expect improved project results. The attributes and skills of a project manager can be applied to many business professionals, including Workforce Asset Management Professionals (WAM-Pros). Learning formal project management should improve the WAM-Pros' ability to manage time, cost, quality, risk, and outcomes.
17.1 INTRODUCTION TO PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Formal project management is comprised of many business and technical philosophies and methodologies assembled from leading business practices, tested approaches, and existing business areas like accounting, finance, human resources, operations, purchasing, and information ...