Project Management For Dummies, 6th Edition
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You can't do your project alone; as project manager, you need your team members to work together to successfully reach the project's final objectives and goals. Follow these tips to bring enthusiasm and commitment to your project team (and to maintain both throughout your project's life cycle):
  • Clarify project benefits for the organization and for individual team members.

  • Involve team members in the planning process.

  • Help people see that the project plan is feasible.

  • Address issues, concerns, and questions promptly and openly.

  • Provide frequent, meaningful feedback to your team members.

  • Acknowledge people's contributions.

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Stanley E. Portny, PMP, is an internationally recognized expert in project management and project leadership. During the past 30 years, he has provided training and consultation to more than 150 public and private organizations. He is a Project Management Institute–certified project management professional. Jonathan Portny is the son of Stan Portny and a certified project management professional with strong technical and management background. He has extensive experience leading interdisciplinary and cross-geographical technical projects, programs, and personnel.

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