Category Archives: Volunteer_Delano

Create New Baseline In the middle of Project (Re-Baseline)Scope changing study case


Problem Definition You are managing a project with a budget of 500 to be completed in 6 months. Due to various causes there have been substantial delays and cost overruns on the project and at the end of 3 months … Continue reading

Posted in Volunteer_Delano | Tagged | 3 Comments

Leadership, Management, Situational Leadership


Leadership is a vast and important subject, yet full of confusing ideas and terminology, open to widely different interpretations. Leadership definitions and descriptions also vary enormously. Examples of leadership can be extremely diverse too. We lead when we manage a … Continue reading

Posted in Volunteer_Delano | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Volunteer_3_DI_Motivation/Incentives (Behavioral Science) Part V


The Blake Mouton Managerial Grid Balancing Task- and People-Oriented Leadership  Origin of The Managerial Grid (Leadership Grid), History. Built from the work of researchers at University of Michigan and Ohio State University, while acting as advisors to Exxon, Robert Blake … Continue reading

Posted in Volunteer_Delano | Tagged | 2 Comments

Volunteer_3_DI_Motivation/Incentives (Behavioral Science) Part IV


Likert’s Management Systems are management styles developed by Rensis Likert in the 1960s. He outlined four systems of management to describe the relationship, involvement, and roles of managers and subordinates in industrial settings as shown in Figure 1. Figure 1 … Continue reading

Posted in Volunteer_Delano | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Volunteer_3_DI_Motivation/Incentives (Behavioral Science) Part III


Theories of action: theory in use and espoused theory Chris Argyris and Donald Schön  (1974) 1.  Espoused Theory & Theory-in-Use  (We are All Liars4) One of famous theory of Argyris is the theory-in-action concept. There is a clear gap between … Continue reading

Posted in Volunteer_Delano | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Volunteer_3_DI_Motivation/Incentives (Behavioral Science) Part II


Continuing from Volunteer_3_DI_Motivation/Incentives (Behavioral Science) Part I, some reference about  Theory X  and Theory Y Management Style.  As part of required skills and knowledge of cost engineering based on AACEI it include Motivation/Incentives (Behavioral Science) which will be shared here … Continue reading

Posted in Volunteer_Delano | Tagged , , | 6 Comments

Volunteer_3_DI_Motivation/Incentives (Behavioral Science) Part I


As part of required skills and knowledge of cost engineering based on AACEI it include Motivation/Incentives (Behavioral Science) which will be shared here from some of good references. Figure 1 – Required Skills and Knowledge of Cost Engineering7 Motivation2 as … Continue reading

Posted in Volunteer_Delano | Tagged , | 1 Comment