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PD_5_Lecture_2 - PD 5 Lecture 2 Project Management Lesson...

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PD 5 Lecture 2 1 Project Management Lesson 2. Leadership and Project Management Characteristics of effective project managers, managing vs. leading a project, building trust and commitment, project management ethics Lesson Objectives • Understand the common issues in badly managed projects • Understand McGregor’s Theory X and Theory Y • Understand your own preferred management style Be sensitive to the organizational and human issues in project management today Project Teams: Up Close and Personal • 1/3 goals not clear • 42% not clear about roles • 38% no standard PM process • 48.2% problems with dealing with team conflict 40% t b f l littl ibilit f th 40% team members feel little responsibility for others • 44% intra team communications poor From: Guttman, H.M., Longman, A., (2006), Project Teams: How Good Are They?, in Quality Progress, February 2006, 39, 2, pg. 59
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PD 5 Lecture 2 2 Project Leadership • Nearly half poor team leadership • Significant deficiency in project leader capability • Conflict management skills poor
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2010 for the course PD 5 taught by Professor Petercarr during the Spring '10 term at Waterloo.

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