Building--and applying--skills in leadership, communication and organizational change mark the path to success.
Supply chain professionals have no shortage of projects looming at any given time, from consolidating and moving warehouses to implementing new systems, and automating invoicing or purchasing processes to integrating technologies like RFID, GPS and tablet computing into supply chain processes. And each project needs a great project manager.
Unfortunately, says project leadership and organization transformation expert Hal Macomber of Lean Project Consulting, Inc., "Project management routinely fails to produce desired business results. Projects are over budget, late and fail to satisfy the customer and the project participants."
Here, Macomber offers several ways to improve supply chain project management skills:
Companies need outstanding project managers. Include these softer skills in your leadership toolbox and increase your team's effectiveness.
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