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Archive for March, 2015
Standard Time Plans I post this blog, because I have recently witnessed an organization working to create a standard time plan for their work. This is not necessarily a bad thing, however, by PMI definition, projects are not operations and are unique. Each project can have considerable variation in scope and personnel. This is especially […]
by Shawn P. Quigley Evolution of Motivational Theories Since the beginning of man’s socialization people have been attempting to understand what motivates an individual or group to act in the manner they do. However, official theories of motivation did not start to develop until the early 1900’s. The first few theories of motivation viewed man […]
by Shawn P. Quigley What is ERG? Today we will discuss a theory by Clayton P. Alderfer called the ERG Theory of Motivation. No, Alderfer was not a physicist and ERG in this case is not a unit of energy equal to 10-7 joules. Aldefer is an American psychologist known for his further development of […]
Not a Verification Problem I recently had a flash of a project from the past. The project had a fixed delivery date. The project was to deliver a system through iterative and incremental deliveries. Sounds pretty good right? An iterative and incremental delivery of sub systems and components to the verification group in a way […]
I think it is time for me to post the Value Transformation Manifesto which is similar to those things Mr. Ricardo Semler. I want Value Transformation to be a company similar to this.
Why is it we see so many problems post launch? Why does our release “hit production” causing the line to stop? Sometimes these happen because it is not possible to get everything just right.
By Shawn P. Quigley Needs According to McClelland We have discussed several different motivational theories and today we will continue that discussion with McClelland’s Needs theory of motivation. The reason we are discussing McClelland’s theory now is that it provides some insight why an employee may become disenchanted with not improving a process that they […]