Project Management Institute

The Wrong Way

Avoid These Common Managerial Mistakes—And Reap Project Benefits

Project managers pursue training and certifications so they are immersed in well-established practices heralded as the gold standard. Yet they're often surprised to find that some projects end up very successful while others produce only middling results. Others produce only middling results. Why is there so much variance in project outcomes? The answer, in short, is people skills. Having a project manager who knows how to inspire others is the most important factor in any project.
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