Lack of Teamwork

Even with a cadre of strong technical people, if they do not operate as a team, the project is in jeopardy. The skills of the Project Manager are paramount here, as he or she must be able to forge a spirit of teamwork and cooperation. Today's systems are very complex and require day-to-day interactions of the members of the project. If these interactions do not take place, or are negative, the project suffers and loses ground. There are times, as well, that a PM must ''bite the bullet'' with a project person who is not able to be part of a team, preferring instead to be isolated, or act so as to represent a divisive force in a team effort. This should not be tolerated and decisive action is required to solve this type of problem. A variety of issues surrounding how to build a productive team are addressed in considerable detail in Chapter 6.

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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