Missing Dimensions of Project Management
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Missing Dimensions Of
Project Management?

By Dr. Gerald Mulenburg, PMP: Have we (meaning me, at least) been missing what project management is all about? One of my favorite ways of thinking about the complexity of project management has been to compare it to completing a puzzle…
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Some Basic Truths About Uncertainty

By Dr. Gerald Mulenburg, PMP: A major difficulty of project management is dealing with the inherent uncertainty involved. There are no perfect project plans, and there is little rationale for expending the time and resources needed to…
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What We’re Reading – Nov 2011

By Vicki Wrona, PMP; Dr. Gerald Mulenburg, PMP: While talking with the team, we thought it would be fun to share some of the recent books that we have been reading and hear from you what you find interesting and relevant now. There is…
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Six Principles of Good Project Management

By Dr. Gerald Mulenburg, PMP: A principle is the “basic way in which something works.” All major disciplines are based on principles. Think of just about any field of work and there are a set of principles involved: law; medicine;…
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It’s Your Project!

By Dr. Gerald Mulenburg, PMP: A book that I read recently keeps coming to mind when I think about project management. The name of the book is It’s Your Ship: Management Techniques From the Best Damn Ship in the Navy by Naval Captain…
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Manage Your Management, Manage Your Team

by Dr. Gerald Mulenburg, PMP: What Managers Need to Know About Managing Projects Having been both a project manager and a manager of project managers, I’ve developed a clear impression of what a project produces, what it costs, and…