Recalibrating Engagement Strategies Can Help Keep Project Teams Running on All Cylinders
Tight deadlines and new teams. The combination can seem like oil and water to project managers tasked with getting a project started—and swiftly—while trying to seed team cohesion and engagement. Globally, less than one-fifth of employees are engaged in their work, according to Gallup. And nudging that abysmal number higher when people are still acclimating to the project can be challenging, says Tracey Richardson, PMI-RMP, PMP, associate professor, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University—Worldwide, Daytona Beach, Florida, USA.