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Lynda Bourne

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Lynda is Director of Training with Mosaic Project Services focusing on the delivery of CAPM, PMP, Stakeholder Circle® and other project related workshops, training and mentoring services. She is also the CEO of Stakeholder Management Pty Ltd. She was the first student to gain a Doctorate in Project Management from the RMIT University and has extensive experience as a Senior Project Manager and Project Director specialising in delivery of IT and other business-related projects within the telecomms sector.

Practical Stakeholder Engagement

As we all know the problem with good practice is it slowly slips away as we respond to time pressures and expediency and bad...

Knowledge management is more than simply learning lessons

At best lessons learned are explicit knowledge.  Explicit knowledge can be readily articulated, codified, stored, accessed and transmitted to others. The process of transforming...

Stakeholder engagement by any other name

The chances are you organisation is already focusing on ‘stakeholder engagement’ but is using another name for the activity.  From an organisational perspective stakeholder...

NEWSPEAK – is not all that new!

Last year I went along to see Headlong’s stage adaptation of George Orwell’s masterpiece ‘Nineteen Eighty-Four’ (at the Melbourne Festival); which started me thinking………....

Processes -v- People

Organisational agility is being promoted as the ‘silver bullet’ to create value and eliminate project failures, but decades of research show that methodologies, standard...

There are no free steak knives

A conversation with a clerk in a HR department looking to ‘buy’ some training for a staff member and the passing of English actor,...

Stakeholders – from confrontation to engagement

Project stakeholders can be helpful, obstructionist and almost anything in between - but for most stakeholders, how you deal with this is largely up...

Stakeholders expect good governance

Stakeholders are becoming increasingly vocal in their demands for ‘good governance’.  The rise of stakeholder activism (remembering shareholders are stakeholders) is increasingly affecting the...

Who values value?

Projects and programs are undertaken to enable an organisation to achieve part of its strategy, usually by creating new or better ways of working. ...

Everyone is talking about change

In my post Creating Value from Change I looked at the difference between project change control and organisational change management: Project change control is described...

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