Drama class routines

When Dan was in secondary school in Australia in the 1980s, his school decided to introduce drama as a subject in the curriculum. This was new to all of the students. In rehearsing the skills that they needed to do a play together, the students had to constantly practice different…

Exploring courses of action

Projects need routines On projects, we define a routine as a combination of tasks or activities that foster better habits and behaviors over time, which results in the design and development of more meaningful experiences for people. So, for projects: What are the routines that exist today? What routines deserve…

Routines on projects

As we continue to study project teams in business, we have been thinking about the following questions: Does a project team require defined roles to be successful? How can individual roles enhance team performance? To what extent do specific research approaches enlighten awareness of actual people and embed that awareness…

Make meaningful work

The good energies a team brings to a new project can quickly get derailed if people do not feel they have a clear understanding of why they’re working on something. Opinion wars escalate when there is no customer involvement that would let us better understand their needs both now…