Highlights – Issue 2
Stories

Listening to the Voice Inside


The team's morale took a nosedive, as attitudes from the top down fell flat.
By Joan Salute

It’s All About Passion


All of us wanted to try and recapture that sense of excitement we once had.
By Steven A. Gonzalez

Reforming a Mindset


I had to convince them that the status quo was unacceptable.
By Roy Malone

Garage-Style Engineering


The problem was the discretionary funds were exceedingly tight that year.
By Michael C. Jansen

Open the Door and They Will Come


Over several months, we dismantled and reassembled the entire budget.
By Hector Delgado
Insights

Four Ways I Battle the Untenable Status Quo


I have established a 10-minute maximum whining limit for our meetings.
By W. Scott Cameron

Some Thoughts on Challenging the Status Quo


It's tough to be patient, but in the long run patience pays off.
By Terry Little

Cross-Training Within the Project Team


Project teams are often hampered by internal conflicts between team members.
By Owen Gadeken

Partnering with the Customer


Recruiting the customer's active involvement is a critical component of project management.
By Oscar Toledo

ASK Talks with Tim Flores


An Ames Research Center project manager describes his experience participating in MIT's System Design and Management program.

ASK Magazine, Issue 2

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