Facilitating Project Performance Improvement: A Practical Guide to Multi-Level Learning

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INTRODUCTION
Does your or your organization's success depend on the ability to deliver successful projects? Are you interested in helping project teams, project managers, and senior executives improve their ability to execute missioncritical projects and programs? If you answered yes to both of these questions, then this book is for you. It provides a practical guide to facilitating business transformation and performance improvement for project organizations that's grounded in cutting-edge research in the fields of project management and organizational learning. The goal is to equip you, the reader, with the knowledge, skills, and tools that will enable you to engage people and teams in a process of continuous learning, innovation, and performance improvement. The goal is to ensure success in the implementation of new organizational strategies, the development of new products, the rollout of new systems, and the management of mission-critical programs. Multi-level learning is an approach that focuses on helping organizations deliver rapid results, learn, and deliver again, providing value to customers, eliminating waste, and delivering increasing levels of value as projects and programs proceed through their life cycle.By deploying the techniques and practices in this book, you will be positioned to help your project organization:
Reduce time to market for new products, systems, processes, and technologies.
Improve customer and end-user satisfaction with project outcomes.
Reduce the risk of failure, wasted investment, and runaway projects.

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