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Many Project Managers Don't Have the Tools to Do the Job

Academic journal article Manager

Many Project Managers Don't Have the Tools to Do the Job

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AN omnibus survey commissioned by Microsoft Ltd has revealed that that 40% of UK professionals are now expected to manage complex projects as a part of their daily work, despite this function not being reflected in their job title.

"Most professionals in the UK today are project managers-they just don't seem to know it", commented Howard Lewis, Project Product Marketing Manager, at Microsoft. "Project management is no longer undertaken only by professionals with the expertise and training of dedicated 'project managers', but by a large section of the workforce as part of their day-to-day responsibilities, be that in marketing, finance, manufacturing or any other role."

Without the specific project management expertise and training, this new breed of 'daily' project managers is unaware of the tools they can employ to improve their performance. There are clearly strong inhibitions on the part of this new breed of project manager to adopt technology that can significantly improve their performance. …

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