The High Cost of Poor Project Performance

This is scary. These sobering facts from a recent PMI Report on the High Cost of Low Performers should be a big wake-up call: Only 9 % of organisations rate themselves as excellent on successfully executing initiatives to deliver strategic results. Only 56% of strategic initiatives meet their original goals and business intent. This results…

Why do so Many Projects Fail in the Health...

The Health and Allied Health Sector is really no different from many other sectors in the project management space. A recent article by my colleague M. Meere found that only 9% of organisations rate themselves as excellent in project management practice, while just on half meet their (project) goals. This leaves room for an awful…

Re-Engineering Performance Management?

It’s interesting to see that the recently published Deloitte’s report, looking at what’s in store for HR in 2015 has focused in on performance management. There has been quite a bit of chatter in various forums and articles online about the failure of the performance management system in organisations and, it seems there are quite…