Team Builder and Team Player

We explore the matter of team building in the next chapter because it plays such a central role in the success of a project. Given that perspective, a critical skill of the PM is to build a team as an effective and organic element of a project that succeeds. At the same time, the PM must assume the position of being part of a larger team, the enterprise within which the project is being executed. Project Managers who take the view that the project is ''we'' and the rest of the enterprise are ''they,'' and that ''we'' do everything right and ''they'' are incompetent are very likely to fail. The project exists and works within the context of the corporate enterprise and, ideally, the two entities should be mutually supportive.

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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