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What are the best ways to manage small short-term projects/tasks (nondepartmental goals) that resulted from meetings, VOC & audit reports etc?

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Regis Quirin
Title: Director of Finance
Company: Gibney Anthony & Flaherty LLP
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(Director of Finance, Gibney Anthony & Flaherty LLP) |

There are always things that need to be done at the company level, that cross department lines. In these situations I would recommend a "go to person", i.e. Chief Administrative Officer. Whether you are large enough to hire the position or it becomes part of the tasks of a current employee, the function is needed. If no one is assigned these tasks, they do not get done. The person should be a senior manager or senior project manager that can move easily between departments and understands your business.

Anonymous
(Chief Financial Officer) |

I'd agree with Regis, you need ONE person as "project follow up manager" and general sheep dog. I'd also recommend checking out smartsheet (www.smartsheet.com) as a clean, simple tool to use in managing things like this.

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