With an aim to sustain economic growth, organizations are switching to new age operating models. These innovative operating models impose new challenges on project leaders. They are required to adapt to new behaviors, styles, skills, and professional networks to bring innovation.
In this article at Project Management.com, Peter Tarhanidis and his co-authors share their experiences to help project leaders use operating models for a sustainable economic growth.
Counter the Challenges
The author suggests some easy ways to beat the challenges of operating models.
- Project leaders need to acquire the required business knowledge to build sound professional relationships. You are expected to exchange opinions on various corporate platforms and be adept with different formats. For this, you must seek help from diverse resources.
- Be it clients or customers, everyone expects the project leaders to understand their requirements, business, current market scenario, and emerging challenges. Establish lasting relationship and strategic partnership by maintaining successful track record.
- A project team expects clear guidance and sponsorship from its leaders. Influence, align, and demonstrate strategy to meet the business goals. Promoting professional development and mentoring opportunities will also help in inspiring the team.
The onus is on the project leaders to decide what action they can commit to sustain economic growth.
The authors believe innovative operating models are challenging the project leaders to work in coordination with external business partners. To meet the challenges, the leaders and their team must constantly improve their skills. To read the original article, follow the link: https://www.projectmanagement.com/blog-post/37743/Project-Leaders-Are-at-the-Forefront-of-Today-s-Operating-Models