Join Bob McGannon for an in-depth discussion in this video Directing the team, part of Project Management Foundations: Teams.
There are very many positions that a project manager fills.…Along with being the project control process expert,…being expected to know the most about your project's product,…understanding the customer's business and objectives…and supplying your manager with information to convey to a…steering committee, you are also expected to direct a project team.…It's quite a load.…If you establish things correctly with your team,…you can significantly relieve the team leader burden…that is part of your to do list.…
As the project manager, you have significant influence…over the relationships, the tone and the pace of the project team.…As a team leader, the best way to positively influence your team…is to think of the things that cause team failure…and focus on avoiding these team effectiveness traps.…The leading causes of team failure are an absence of trust,…fear of conflict, lack of commitment and inattention to results.…
I want to share with you a few recommendations…that can help you avoid these common pitfalls.…
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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