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What It’s Like to PM: Industry Exploration at the Project Management Institute

Crossing industries can be daunting. The hope is that the learning curve will be small and new hires will quickly become a valued member of staff. The worst case scenario: the milieu will be so different that the new hire never learns enough to contribute and, after struggling, leaves to find a new job.

On July 14th, Maya Townsend of Partnering Resources will facilitate a Project Management Institute chapter meeting that will help project managers (and PM hopefuls) understand how project management operates in different industries. Participants will have the opportunity to interact with subject matter experts, ask questions about what it’s really like to work in specific industries, and network with peers.

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Network Power: Tapping Hidden Social Networks to Accelerate Improvement

Have you ever wondered how the grapevine affects improvement efforts? How a leader’s social connections support his or her success leading a quality effort? Whether you can make your next quality improvement effort more successful by tapping into social networks?

Every organization has hidden networks of relationships that employees use in order to get work done, make decisions, and solve problems. These networks have been largely ignored by leaders, but hold the keys to improving performance and accelerating change. In this presentation, ASQ Worcester members learned how we can use hidden networks in quality and improvement efforts.

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