Moments of truth for project managers
24.05.2013 / Vienna
Crisis Management with the help of Project Management
Fast Solutions for Added Value
Companies have to face new challenging situations again and again: (End) customers start saving, sales of products decreases, customer segments and markets for producers are collapsing. This applies to ongoing operating costs, and particularly to any investments.
Objectives / Benefits
„Fast Solutions for Added Value“ refers to an approach that utilizes systematic project management instead of uncoordinated hasty reactions, that provides fast implementation successes through tight facilitation and standardized decision-making processes, and that uses the energy of self-organization and creativity of the parties involved through interactive forms of work. The results are completely new solutions which take advantage of internal short-term saving potentials, and assure and expand future markets and customers.
„Fast Solutions for Added Value“ begins at that time an organization starts dealing with the expected effects of challenging situations in a proactive and targeted manner, or when it recognizes that a situation similar to a crisis already has occurred. The following process gives an overview of the work packages and coordination meetings that ensure a targeted and efficient optimization of the situation.
- Fast decisions are made possible through efficient and tight facilitation
- Defined short-term immediate measures as well as medium-term and long-term measures
- Clarified responsibilities
- Defined indicators of performance measurement