Solving Sponsor Woes

Don't Let Problem Executives Slow Things Down; Here's How to Tailor Working Relationships

Problem sponsors —whether they are monsters who flood the team with too many demands or wafflers who disappear when pivotal decisions must be made—remain prevalent. And they can wreak havoc on projects. One in four organizations say inadequate sponsor support is the primary cause of failed projects, according to PMI's 2018 Pulse of the Profession® report. For project managers, identifying and mitigating a sponsor's personality quirks and challenging behaviors can help navigate potential obstacles and prevent delays.
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