This practical book provides entry-level project tools and skills for newcomers to project management. It helps student teams become more effective at doing course projects by learning and applying project management tools and techniques. It also provides invaluable skills that students can utilize when they enter the workplace. Chapters focusing on project initiation and planning are followed by coverage of the human resource issues involved in project leadership and how to write up project reports. Appendices introduce the use of earned value analysis and show how critical paths are calculated.
Chapter 6: Developing Project Teams
Developing Project Teams
- Introduction 114
- What Is a Team? 115
- What Is a Successful Team? 116
- Fundamentals of Team Structure 118
- Team Development 124 [Page 114]
- Summary 127
- Review Questions 129
- Exercises 129
- Endnotes 131
- Key Terms 132
- Table 6.1: Comparison Issues for Best and Worst Teams 130
The Achievement Project
Leanne Phillips was more than a little concerned. She had just been put in charge of a tough and politically sensitive project for the Los Padres School District. Recent changes in federal regulations for school districts nationwide required that students demonstrate certain ...