What is ‘Responsible Project Management’, and what does it mean for the way we practice our profession? I spoke with Dr Karen Thompson, one of the leading thinkers in the field.
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Responsible Project Management
Dr Karen Thompson
Karen Thompson is the Co-founder of Responsible Project Management.
After her first career in information systems and technology, she moved into academia and received her PhD in Project Management from Bournemouth University, where she was a course leader for 4 years.
She is now the Senior Academic leading Responsible Project Management at The Schumacher Institute, which looks for solutions to the world’s most pressing problems.
Our Conversation about Responsible Project Management
That’s why I wanted to speak with her about Responsible Project Management. We discussed:
- What we mean by the term ‘Responsible Project Management’
- How it differs from ‘Green Project Management’
- What this means for a working ‘responsible’ Project Manager
- The ‘Manifesto for Responsible Project Management’
- Principles-based Project Management training
- Circular Thinking
Connecting with Karen Thompson
What Kit does a Project Manager Need?
I asked Project Managers in a couple of forums what material things you need to have, to do your job as a Project Manager. They responded magnificently. I compiled their answers into a Kit list. I added my own.
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