Interpersonal Skills in Project Management
Validate Critical Data
Creative innovators and problems solvers often make good project managers. Certain techniques such as lateral thinking, and the approaches described in the Medici Effect, can reap huge benefits for project teams that are mentally stuck while trying to problem solve.
Types of Power
- Coercive (penalty)
Among the above powers Reward, Formal and Coercive (penalty) come with the “Position”. Expert and Reward are considered the best types of powers and Coercive (penalty) is “Least” for obvious reasons.
“Management works in the system; leadership works on the system.” – Stephen Covey
“A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” – John C. Maxwell
“You have to have your heart in the business and the business in your heart.” – Thomas J. Watson, Sr.
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