Join Bob McGannon for an in-depth discussion in this video Managing project team members in a matrix organization, part of Project Management Foundations: Teams.
You have never seen everyone in your business…this busy before.…Your company has just released a new product,…and the marketplace orders are flooding in.…While this is all happening,…you are managing a critical project,…and your deadlines are looming.…You turn to your team, and ...…They're gone!…Out trying to fulfill orders.…Everyone on the team works for another manager,…with responsibilities beyond your project.…Welcome to the world of Project Management…in a matrixed organization.…
So, as you're trying to meet your deadlines,…another individual may be giving your team members…direction and assignments unrelated to your project.…It can be a challenge for you to manage.…I want to share a few habits with you…that can help you overcome these challenges.…The first habit to adopt is how you manage…your team member's workload.…The twists and turns of a project…may present shifting demands,…and you are in the best position to understand…the workload concerns your team members might have.…
Do not assume that your project tasks…
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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