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Last Updated : Mar 09, 2011 05:59 PM IST | Source: Reuters

Management tip: Transitioning a project with ease

Taking a few minutes to create a checklist may help ease the transfer of project management between employees, says Harvard Business Review.


Taking a few minutes to create a checklist may help ease the transfer of project management between employees, says Harvard Business Review.


"Handing off projects is essential in today's fast-paced work world. But, it an be a nerve-wracking task.


Does the new person understand what needs to get done? Will she follow through on what she's promised to do? Whether you are asking a peer or a subordinate to take over for you, use a checklist to be sure you are both on the same page.


Include questions such as, "What do you understand the priorities to be?" and "What do you need from me to be successful?"


The five minutes it takes you to go through this checklist ensures mutual understanding, saves you both time, and reduces the chance of mistakes."



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First Published on Mar 8, 2011 09:59 pm
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