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Treat each team member fairly without playing favorites. Clearly, the best practices must beshared and team members should be motivated to imbibe these.V.Provide adequate training in both technical aspects as well as soft skills must be provided to the team so that they are able to execute the work properly and in the right way.VI.Facilitate collaboration amongst team members so that they work together as a single unit with synergy. VII.Help resolve the conflicts and also solve complex problems. These are all time wasters and delay the project schedules and also the quality of output.f)What advice would you give Samantha about setting up a project management office?What roles could these staffs perform, and how could they interact with the existing projects?I would advise Samantha that her Project Management Office will be most effective if the following roles are included:1.Process Champion: People in this role will create, updates and share processes. Monitors for adherence and picks up deviations to identify reasons. Uses the knowledge to create foolproof and better processes. A library of manuals, forms, checklists, tools can be managed.
2.Project Managers: People in this role will individually take up separate projects or a significant chunk in case of bigger projects. A skills inventory of each PM is maintained and projects or tasks get aligned on basis of skills, expertise, and availability.3.Trainers: People in this role will identify the training needs of team members and classify them as functional or behavioral. Various on the job or classroom training can be implemented with help of internal or external trainers as per a proper schedule that is prepared in advance and communicated to all. At the end of training, feedback should be taken to improve the training content and delivery. Importantly, a close watch should be kept on before training and after training work output or behavioral change in employee to gauge the training effectiveness.4.Project Support: This resource person will help to create budgets and estimates, creating plans and schedules, track progress and share a status update, perform variance analysis, learnings from project etc. In short, he facilitates to have complete control over the project. Also, he prepares various management level reports which not only helps to analyze and take timely decisions but also in providing support and intervention when necessary.5.IT support: The resource persons will manage the Project Management Information System(PMIS). They will design and maintain the hardware and software that runs the PMIS and keep it functional at all times.