In November 2016 at the Highways UK conference, Jim spoke passionately about the future of major projects and infrastructure in the post-Brexit world of uncertainty. There’s no question that infrastructure is a key element of economic recovery and national pride – but project management offices are under ever greater pressure to cut costs and demonstrate value.
We say: The Quick Wins are over. There’s nothing left to trim back. And people can’t work any harder, either – like tired doctors and drained pilots, more pressure doesn’t yield a better result. Yet high-performing organisations successfully complete 89% of their projects, while low performers complete only 36%, so someone is doing something right!
In this video,
- Jim uncovers the reasons our management efforts are frustrated.
- He explains why we don’t need more technology, legislation or layers of management.
- And he presents a roadmap for engaged, motivated workforces which generate powerfully improved delivery on a sustained basis.