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Project management change path 2020 to 2025

26 June 2019 / 9:00 Smart phones dependent lives, thinking machines replacing humans at the workplaces, social media-based societies and fast-paced technological penetration in day-to-day living are just the tip of the iceberg examples of irreversible changes that human civilization is going through currently.  These changes are redefining behaviors and professional norms. Like other professions, […]

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Do we need to consider a »Theory Z« for millennials?

21 June 2019 / 9:00 In 1960, Douglas McGregor published his famous book “The Human Side of Enterprise”, which had a significant impact on the way we see organisations, management and human engagement in enterprises. In this book, Douglas McGregor identified an approach of creating environments within which employees are motivated via authoritative direction and […]

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The impact of digital technologies on plant engineering and construction projects

3 June 2019 / 9:00 Recently, PwC and the German Large Industrial Plant Manufacturers´ Group of VDMA published a benchmark report on digital business models in plant engineering and construction in an international comparison. It was done in the light of urgent need of improvements for the European business models as the players in Germany […]

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Martin Sedlmayer: Make the ICB 4.0 your permanent companion and never stop learning

31 May 2019 / 9:00 This material was originally published in the Chinese Magazine PM Review PM Review: Why did IPMA introduce ICB 4.0? In what context was ICB 4.0 introduced? What is the significance and necessity of publishing ICB 4.0?Martin Sedlmayer:The IPMA Individual Competence Baseline is a global standard which describes distinct competences required […]