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Managing subsequent project meetings-> general guidelines for running effective
1. Start meetings on time.
2. Prepare and distribute an agenda prior to meeting.
3. Identify an adjournment time.
4. Periodically take time to review how effective previous meetings have been.
5. Solicit recommendations and implement changes.
Establishing team identity -> Project managers need to try to make the project team as tangible
as possible to the participants by developing a unique team identity to which the participants
can become emotionally attached.
1. Effective use of meetings > helps establish a concrete team identity.
2. Co-location of team members > have members work together in a common
3. Creation of project team name-> common device for making a team more
4. Get the team to build/do something together early on
5. Team rituals > like corporate rituals, can help contribute to a unique team
Creating a shared vision > involves the less tangible aspects of project performance
Project vision > refers to an image a project team holds in common about how
the project will look upon completion, how they will work together, and how
customers will accept the project. It answers the question, "What do we want to
Four essential qualities of an effective vision
1. Essential qualities must be able to be communicated.
2. They must be challenging but realistic.
3. The project manager must believe in the vision.
4. It should be a source of inspiration to others.
Managing project reward systems > sometimes the biggest reward is finishing the project so
that team members can go back to what they really enjoy doing and what will yield the biggest...
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- Fall '16