Leadership requires trust from the team. It can’t be earned overnight, but it can be destroyed very quickly. To maintain credibility, leaders must live up to the team’s expectations while recognizing and addressing their weaknesses.
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As a PM, maintaining a motivated team amid challenges is of paramount importance. This practitioner has collected a few lessons learned from her experiences leading agile teams over the years—and through interacting with other interfacing agile teams.
Psychological safety—the belief that one can communicate ideas, questions, concerns or mistakes without negative consequences—is one of the most important factors in team productivity and morale. Here are 16 ways to foster a project environment where people feel free to share their ideas, perspectives and feedback.
The most efficient projects consist of multifunctional teams reporting to a project manager who manages the day-to-day work and team interaction with the rest of the organization. If only it were always so. Here’s some advice for those managing functional or matrix teams.
활발한 대화 형 워크샵에서 참석자는 의사 결정 및 계획 수립에서 사용하는 주요 정신적, 정서적 편견에 대한 올바른 이해를 개발하고 프로젝트 결정에 대한 이러한 편향의 영향을 완화 할 수있는 방법을 설명 할 수 있습니다. 더 나은 프로젝트 결정을 할 수 있습니다.
As catalysts for collaboration to providers of protection, sponsors can bring many benefits to strategic initiatives. But a hierarchical culture can severely limit this potential value. Project leaders need substantive interaction with sponsors that goes beyond review/approval and offers end-to-end engagement and support.
The update of “The Art of Project Management,” by former Microsoft project manager Scott Berkun, is a book that every project manager should read, according to award-winning project management blogger Elizabeth Harrin. Here’s her review.
Organizations spend huge amounts of money and effort on change initiatives, but sustaining the new ways remains a formidable challenge. How do we ensure transformation is supported for the long-term? Here are four critical elements that encompass learning, design and planning, leadership and mindset.
For organizations that are ready to fully commit to the philosophy, the principles of Management by Objectives can provide a strong catalyst for team engagement in its goals. Here is an overview of the method’s six stages and five-step process for implementing it, along with potential pitfalls.