Team spirit

Although people are unpredictable, with the right training, team members will embrace collaboration. This article discusses how project managers who undergo training can become true leaders. In doing so, it identifies three lessons for project managers to learn. Furthermore, it discusses the usefulness of reality testing and team building. The article recommends third-party facilitators because an outside perspective can smooth tensions. Training in effective listening, expected behaviors, conflict resolution, and cooperation can get teams working well together. Without team collaboration, projects won't run smoothly. Accompanying this article is a sidebar that discusses project managers and team dynamics.
registered user content locked

Log in or join PMI to gain access

or Account Registration

Advertisement

Advertisement

Related Content

  • Project Management Journal

    Who Supports Project Careers? member content locked

    By Huemann, Martina, | Ringhofer, Claudia | Keegan, Anne E. This exploratory research examines who supports what aspects of career development on projects. Our main finding is that, although project professionals receive support from formal and informal…

  • Project Management Journal

    Selecting Organizational Partners for Interorganizational Projects member content locked

    By Braun, Timo | Sydow, Jörg The selection of partners is critical for the success of interorganizational projects. Based on conceptual reasoning in light of prior research, as well as illustrative empirical insights into an…

  • PM Network

    Chain Demand member content locked

    Manufacturing, retail and logistics executives are clamoring for more real-time, end-to-end transparency of their supply chains. That desire is driving demand for digital supply chain investments,…

  • PM Network

    Digging Deep member content locked

    By Parsi, Novid Iron ore mining projects are on the rise again in Australia. After prices plummeted in 2015, the sector is expected to see an increase in export volumes of iron ore from 847 million metric tons in…

  • PM Network

    Stepping Up member content locked

    By De Weyer, Niels Professionally, I manage infrastructure projects in an IT environment. Outside my job, I'm responsible for the operations of an annual three-day international festival that draws about 13,000…

Advertisement

Publishing or acceptance of an advertisement is neither a guarantee nor endorsement of the advertiser's product or service. View advertising policy.