Ethical Leadership is Core for Sustainable Business

Ethical leadership as it relates to sustainability is not just a trend but a fundamental shift in how organizations are directed and managed. It demands a leadership style that is not only grounded in traditional business acumen but is also deeply rooted in integrity, honesty, and a commitment to ethical practices. This approach involves making […]

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Balancing Value: From Friedman’s Metrics to Purpose-Driven Impact

I am often asked about the most significant challenge GPM faces when explaining the value of sustainable project management. This question frequently comes from CFOs who have yet to embrace the benefits of sustainable practices beyond mere compliance with regulatory or stakeholder demands. In this post, I aim at a favorite antagonist from a bygone […]

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Upward Engagement: A Critical Competence When Things Get Stuck

Navigating the labyrinth structures of the corporate world can often be a daunting task. Hierarchical systems, while necessary, can sometimes restrict swift and efficient problem-solving. To conquer these challenges, a specific skill set is required, one of the most important being ‘managing up.’ This post will delve into this vital competency and provide a guide […]

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Economic Prosperity The 6th Sustainable Project Management Principle

In this final post on our Six Sustainable Project Management principles, we’ll look closely at some organizations that exemplify Economic Prosperity in their project management and explore how they achieve it. First, let’s set the context! Adhering to fiscal strategies, objectives, and targets that balance the needs of stakeholders, including immediate needs and those of […]

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Principles & Values-Based: Conserving and Enhancing Natural Resources through Sustainable Project Management

Principles & Values-Based: Conserving and Enhancing Natural Resources through Sustainable Project Management In an era of environmental degradation and climate change, many individuals and organizations are looking for ways to contribute to conserving and regenerating our planet’s natural resources. For project managers, embracing sustainable practices is crucial in achieving this goal. Continuing on the deep […]

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Ethics and Decision Making as a Foundation for Sustainable Project Management Practice

Ethics is paramount to sustainability. It is the underlying theme that ties everything together. This is why our 2nd Principle for Sustainable Project Management is Ethics One of these principles is “Ethics & Decision Making,” which involves supporting organizational ethics and decision-making with respect for universal principles. Project managers must identify, mitigate, and prevent adverse […]

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