Join Bob McGannon for an in-depth discussion in this video Determining the team members you need, part of Project Management Foundations: Teams.
Success or failure for your project can depend on one thing.…The team you are able to put together for your project.…Even in instances where you aren't the final decision maker…for who is to be on your team…it is wise to use as much influence as you can to fill your team properly.…Here are a few things to consider when pulling your project team together.…First, seek a balance between the four primary work styles.…Action, social, planner, and analyst.…
It is best that you have people with a mixture of these styles on your team.…Having people make a contribution while using their preferred work style…is the best way to maintain a well working team and get great results.…Although many people have the ability to produce good results…outside of their preferred work style.…Productivity comes from leveraging the areas most fulfilling to each person.…Choosing people for your team with the right mix of preferred work styles…is a great success strategy.…
Second, a good mix of technical and business knowledge on your team…
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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