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Nov 2

MANAGING ORGANISATIONS THROUGH PROJECTS AND PROGRAMMES – THE MODERN GENERAL MANAGEMENT APPROACH

An article by Professor Pieter Steyn, published in “Management Today” and “ProjectPro”, April 2001. Introduction Globalisation and the information age have impacted heavily on the way organisations are organised and managed. Superior strategic leadership has become an important competitive tool and is the basis on which leading organisations provide services or goods better than their […]

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Feb 27

THE CRITICAL ROLE OF CHIEF PORTFOLIO OFFICER IN GOVERNING A NETWORK OF PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS IN THE EMERGING “COLLABORATIST ECONOMY

Dr Pieter Steyn (South Africa) and Dr Brane Semolic (Slovenia) Introduction In order to be competitive organizations are progressively adopting strategies that focus on their core business. They consequently build their internal capacities based on core competencies, while partnering with other organizations for non-core components that constitute their final products and/or services. In this way […]

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Sep 10

The Need for a Chief Portfolio Officer (CPO) in Organisations

Author: Professor Pieter Steyn Source: PM World Today – July 2010 (Vol XII, Issue VII) A recent IBM survey found consensus amongst CEOs that organisations are bombarded by change and that many are struggling to cope with the transformation. The gap between expected change and the ability to manage the required transformation has almost tripled since […]

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Sep 10

Sustainable Strategic Supply Chain Leadership and Management

Author: Prof Pieter G Steyn, Principal- Cranefield College of Project and Programme Management South Africa Source: PM World Journal – Vol. I, Issue V – December 2012 www.pmworldjournal.net Abstract How to achieve sustainable supply chain performance has remained a complex challenge. Full commitment to process orientation and process management is required. Cultures of bureaucratic organisations […]

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Sep 10

A Business Model for Programme Managing the Supply Chain Portfolio

Author: Professor Pieter Steyn Source: PM World Journal  – Vol. II, Issue III – March 2013 www.pmworldjournal.net Introduction Effective and efficient management of the Supply Chain Portfolio is widely regarded as the key to optimal organisational performance.  How to achieve this has remained a complex challenge to executives and senior management of organisations in the private […]

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