Organizational Project Management Policies And Effectively Supports Stakeholder Engagement

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Project Organization. According to CSU-Global (2013d), project managers work best in an organization that has a culture that supports organizational project management policies and effectively supports stakeholder engagement. That being understood, the missing element for most corporations with projects that do not succeed, is culture. Establishing a project management culture is extremely complex, and may be undervalued by some. Sharing in a belief, mission, or goal, can certainly be the foundation of building a project management culture.
To continue building upon that culture, it is the assignment of the program or project manager to mitigate the complexities of human behavior, in order to reach a collective objective. Often, project managers are lacking in this competency, making the human aspect of projects the major contributor to the slowing of building an organizational culture. Richardson (2014) describes culture as: shared, learned and enduring, a powerful influence on behavior, systematic and organized, invisible, and risk-averse or risk-tolerant. Without all of those characteristics, a culture may be lacking in cohesiveness, resulting differently for each individual project. It has been identified that one of the top-three challenges in project management is a rigid corporate culture and failure to manage organizational resistance to change (Singh, Keil, & Kasi, 2009). The GIG project management community has expressed that the current corporate culture is…

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