The History PM

WHERE HISTORY AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT INTERSECT

Stamford Bridge

Introduction The battle of Stamford Bridge took place on the 25th of September. For football fans (soccer), I am not talking about Manchester City’s victory

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I Keep Six Honest Serving Men

Introduction Our two year old granddaughter’s favorite phrase is “Wha Sat?” (What is that?) We can learn much from our young children. They are brimming

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Space Shuttle (Part 2)

Introduction As I studied this topic, I realized that there is a vast amount of information available. I am currently reading Diane Vaughan’s book “Challenger

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Space Shuttle (Part 1)

Introduction This month is the 40th anniversary of the first successful space shuttle mission. NASA’s post Apollo program. On the 12th of April 1981, the

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Calendars

As I watch my mother-in-law prepare dinner to celebrate Chinese New Year, (technically it is the lunar new year since it is not just the

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History PM Ethics (2)

Introduction In my previous Post we looked at the potential effect of failing to act (or appearing to) ethically on our careers. Captain Rostron was

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A Railroaded Union

Introduction As the young United States republic developed, it was not clear whether it was going to survive. It took the crisis of a civil

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Project Management TLC

Introduction Last week I was wondering what the next blog topic would be. I was thinking about “Likability”, and then I thought about “Truthfulness”, and

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