Join Bob McGannon for an in-depth discussion in this video Agreeing to performance objectives, part of Managing Project Teams.
Have you ever gone on a road trip…and it seems nobody is fully satisfied when it's all over?…The driver wanted to get to the destination quickly,…someone else was concerned about being safe,…and yet another person wanted to check out the sights…along the way.…Several people with different objectives.…A better to have handled this situation…would have been to discuss the objectives,…goals, and approaches you would take to the drive,…and ensure you had everyone's interest in mind.…In a similar way, the performance objectives for the team…need to tie directly to the objectives for the overall product…of the project as seen by the customer.…
Effective performance objectives…should consider project objectives from a number of aspects.…Let's examine each of these aspects,…as project goals aren't always as well-defined…as they could be.…First, you need to be crystal clear on the outcome…or outcomes the project is supposed to produce.…In other words, why are you doing this project?…Although this may seem obvious,…many project teams run full speed ahead…
Along the way, discover how to negotiate for key resources, appreciate and maximize individual working styles, use emotional intelligence to add a personal approach to your management style, and resolve conflict.
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- Understanding the four key work styles
- Negotiating for your team
- Sharing a common objective
- Making team rules
- Directing the team
- Solving team conflicts<br><br>
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