Questionsexercises

5.1 Develop a score for a Project Manager you have worked for using the format of Table 5.1.

5.2 Develop a score for yourself as a Project Manager using the format of Table 5.1.

5.3 Make an educated guess at the Myers-Briggs profile for your boss. Do the same for yourself. What might this suggest in terms of your relationship with your boss?

5.4 Repeat the preceding exercise for the action-people-process-idea assessment.

5.5 Fill in the blanks in Table 5.3. Discuss the results.

5.6 Evaluate your boss in terms of the cited critical leadership attributes in Exhibit 5.3. Do the same for yourself. Then evaluate your boss in terms of the five leadership attributes listed in Exhibit 5.4. Do the same for yourself.

5.7 Construct your own ''top five'' list of leadership attributes that you believe are the most important for success as a Project Manager. Explain your choices for this list.

5.8 Examine the three aspects of psychological decision theory shown in the text of this chapter and for each of them cite an example of how it might apply to managing a project.

Project Management Made Easy

Project Management Made Easy

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