On deadline

One of a project manager's primary functions is to manage, track, and motivate the project team's performance so that they can complete their tasks within the project's outlined schedule. But navigating the complexities involved in keeping a project on schedule is influenced by numerous factors, some controllable, some uncontrollable. This article describes the controllable factors that project managers can perform to encourage their project teams to meet established deadlines. In doing so, it looks at how a project manager's definition of deadline can affect a team's performance, noting the key factors which can influence how well a project team completes its work in conjunction with outlined schedules.
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