Project Quality Management
How familiar are you with quality assurance practices Rate your ability to ensure that a project will satisfy quality standards.
Rate your ability to motivate others. Are you able to increase productivity by promoting teamwork, commitment, recognizing contributions and suggesting advancements
Rate your ability to establish an open dialogue with others.
Project Risk Management
Rate your ability to manage project risk by eliminating and/or mitigating risks and by developing and/or assessing contingency plans.
Are you good at delegating Rate your ability to co-ordinate projects by assigning work to appropriate people, monitoring their activities, and ensuring timely completion.
Project Procurement Management
Rate your project procurement skills. Are you familiar with procurement processes Are you able to liaise with procurement authorities and prepare procurement support documentation, such as specifications, statements of work, information requests, evaluation criteria, and vendor lists
Working conditions of an Editor
Media Work Places
Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada (CEP 2004) has cited media workplaces as being:
places wherein jobs are an expression of creativity and hence, need recognition for sustaining motivation;
places which are hierarchical in nature and that decisions may be driven by the political views of the owners or the commercial pressures from the advertisers;
places wherein professional standards exist which affirm the role of journalists and other to provide truthful...
Alberta Human Resources and Employment cites that in addition to the publishing and broadcast industry, editors have project management responsibilities apart from the freelance work on journals and newsletters. Editors often work long and irregular hours and depending on the industry, the work might be done alone or in midst of people. 'While newspaper editors work in loud and hectic surroundings, book and freelance editors may work at home because editing manuscripts requires privacy and quiet'.
Also, the editors are required to plan, coordinate work with other, analyze information, solve problems and negotiate with writers and others. The job is multidisciplinary in nature with persons from a variety of backgrounds qualifying as editors. Citing the case of newspapers, there are written statements to define ethical standards.
The job of journalists is to gather information, to validate it, and also to sort facts out of a mass of information, not only voluminous but often unintelligible. This process of selection and synthesis implies choices which will alter reality. People often blame the media for over-simplification and lack of nuances. But efforts at simplification are part of the job. Almost by definition, to inform is also to deform.
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