And its true that a project management methodology like Prince 2 or PMI will

And its true that a project management methodology

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people skills. And it’s true that a project management methodology like Prince 2 or PMI will emphasize the importance of addressing people issues such as commitment building and managing resistance, and will naturally include deliverables such as training and communication plans. However, project management methodologies offer little practical guidance in how to motivate and mobilize people to change. Most project managers will spend the majority of their time worrying about practical issues with deliverables and timelines, not the people risks of the change process. It is these people-focused skills that will determine the success of a project and ensure effective implementation, not just installation. They are essential to ensure that lasting change takes place in an organization. It’s vital for an organization to acquire these skills, either by helping project managers to develop them, or by building a dedicated change management function that works closely with the project management function. By combining project and change capabilities in key people and teams, you can create real change champions: a force for positive change in an organization. (Chagefirst, 2011)
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