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 8: Leading Project Teams
Leading Project Teams
- Introduction 156
- The Roles of a Project Leader 157
- Project Leadership and the Project's Life Cycle 164 [Page 156]
- Project Leadership and Individual Project Members 172
- Summary 173
- Review Questions 177
- Exercises 178
- Endnotes 178
- Key Terms 180
- Sidebar: Conducting Project Meetings 160
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