The PM must be balanced, as a mimimum, in terms of handling people with a basic sense of fairness and equity, and also in terms of balancing the effort that goes into satisfying cost, schedule, and performance requirements. In the former area, for example, prima donna behavior should not be accepted while other personnel are working with dedication for the common good of the project. In the latter domain, balance involves understanding how to respond with equilibrium to the forces that would tend to push the project off course. The PM is ''steering the ship,'' and demands come from many directions. A balanced approach to these often conflicting demands will be respected and supported and will increase the likelihood of success.

Project Management Made Easy

Project Management Made Easy

What you need to know about… Project Management Made Easy! Project management consists of more than just a large building project and can encompass small projects as well. No matter what the size of your project, you need to have some sort of project management. How you manage your project has everything to do with its outcome.

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