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You can find links to all our past briefings here: Making Projects Work articles

 

 

Published Books and Chapters

Penny's books

Business Analysis and Leadership: Influencing change

Edited by Penny Pullan and James Archer, with 26 further contributors. Published by Kogan Page in September 2013.

 

Managing people in virtual project organisations

A chapter in the Gower Handbook of People in Project Management. Published by Gower in September 2013.

 

A Short Guide to Facilitating Risk Management: Influencing others to identify, own and manage risk

by Penny Pullan and Ruth Murray-Webster. Published by Gower in June 2011.

 

 

Published Articles

Cutter IT Journal – Risk Management: Could risk facilitation be the missing link?

Enterprise Risk Management Special Vol 25, No 7, July 2012 by Penny Pullan and Ruth Murray-Webster (note registration required for download)

 

PMI Global Congress EMEA Facilitating Risk Management

May 2012 by Penny Pullan and Ruth Murray-Webster

 

PMI Global Congress EMEA The Seven Secrets of Successful Virtual Meetings

May 2011 by Penny Pullan

 

IAF Newsletter Europe Facilitating Risk Management

2011 by Penny Pullan

 

Project Manager Today Getting Things Done through others: a training dilemma

July/August 2010 by Penny Pullan

 

IIBA The Five Secrets of Successful Virtual Meetings

December 2009 by Penny Pullan

 

IAF Newsletter Europe Graphical Facilitation: A Journey of Discovery

September 2009 pages 4-6by Penny Pullan

 

Top Consultant Thought Leadership Making Conference Calls Work

October 2008 by Penny Pullan

 

PROGM: The Programme Management Special Interest Group Newsletter Making Programme Conference Calls Work for Programme Managers

September 2008 by Penny Pullan

 

Project Management Institute’s UK Newsletter Making Conference Calls Work for Project Professionals

April 2008 by Penny Pullan

 

BCS ITNow What an elephant is like

January 2008 by Penny Pullan. Penny brings key tips for IT project workshops by invitation from the BCS.

 

ProgM: The Programme Management Specific Interest Group Newsletter A Programme Manager meets the Ghosts of Meetings Past, Present and Future.

December 2007. With Tim Mortimer, an expert in team performance, Penny reviews the past and present of programme meetings and looks forward to the possibilities for the future in a fun imitation of Dickens’ Christmas Carol.

 

Project Management Institute’s UK Newsletter Making Project Meetings Work

November 2007. Penny Pullan provides tips and templates to help Project Managers make their meetings work.

 

ProgM: The Programme Management Specific Interest Group Newsletter Choosing and Using a Facilitator

October 2007. Penny highlights the pros and cons of different ways of finding a facilitator to make your meetings work.

 

ProgM: The Programme Management Specific Interest Group Newsletter Making Programme Workshops Work

December 2007. Penny’s article received the highest click-through rates of all of the guest contributors to this online newsletter, from their circulation of more than 2000 programme managers

 

Some of our early briefings

Here are a few of our earliest Making Projects Work briefings/articles to give you a flavour:

 

The Biggest Fear (Newsletter – October 2009)

 

What Stops People Taking Action, Even You? (Newsletter – January 2009)

 

Conference Calls Made Easy? (Newsletter – February 2008)

 

How to Get Motivated! (Newsletter – January 2008)

 

The Ghost of Meetings Past, Present and Future (Newsletter – December 2007)

 

Change – Going Slowly to Go Quickly (Newsletter – November 2007)

 

From Average to Great (Newsletter – October 2007)

 

Making the Most of Risk (Newsletter – September 2007)

 

Making Projects Work – What Really Makes the Difference (Newsletter – July 2007)

 

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