B02 - Have the monthly cycle peer-reviewed
This management activity belongs to the Monthly Initiation group. This group of activities are done in the beginning of each month to prepare us for a new monthly cycle.
Ask another project manager or project management expert in your organization to review and score your monthly management activities, and record it in the Health Register. If the score is too low, go back and repeat some of the management activities before proceeding.
PurposeThe main purpose is to pause and check whether your management activities are OK. Having an external person check your work is beneficial because you may be too close to the work to see some of the issues. Furthermore, this is an opportunity for people who manage different projects in the organization to see each other’s work and learn more in the process.
Common pitfallsA common risk is that the person reviewing your work may hesitate to point out problems, fearing that it may be taken personally. It’s up to you to create a relationship that ensures them they can be comfortable and honest.
The following principles play a significant role in this management activity: