Join Bob McGannon for an in-depth discussion in this video The analysis-oriented work style, part of Project Management Foundations: Teams.
As the saying goes, you can always build…a better mouse trap.…To make sure you know when a better mouse trap is possible,…turn to your analyst team members.…Let's talk about the characteristics…of your analyst team members.…First and foremost, analyst-style team members…are the people who will look through numerous alternatives…and help you decide which path is best to pursue.…Of primary concern to most analysts…is ensuring that all possibilities…for achieving a project objective have been explored.…
Next, your analyst team members will constantly…seek a better way.…They typically ask 'what about' questions in their dialogue…and consistently try to find the cheapest, quickest,…and highest-quality solution to a problem.…Determining how things might be performed more elegantly,…and how the resources available to the project…will be deployed in the most efficient fashion…are things the analyst typically enjoys doing.…After determining the better way,…analysts can be very useful in guiding…the requirements collection 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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