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Servant Leadership

Bagshaw and Bagshaw

Servant leadership, a concept developed by Robert Greenleaf, utilises the collective brain power of the entire team. The term 'servant' in this case means helping others in the team in the pursuit of the goal.

Project Manager Today magazine

Decision making

Bourne

There are three elements to any decision, alternatives, preferences and information.

Mosaic Project Solutions pty

Problem solving

Bourne

Many problems, particularly non-urgent problems, should be treated as issues and almost every issue is a ‘problem’ requiring a solution.

Mosaic Project Solutions pty

Fine tune your detectors Bourne

Good information does not necessarily mean a good decision, but bad information will almost certainly lead to a bad decision.

Mosaic Project Solutions pty

Be a nut, be a leader!

Buttrick

What can the 'shirtless, dancing guy' tell you about leadership?

Project Workout

It's people who get things done

Cooke-Davies

There can be few people who would disagree that the human dimension of project management is crucial to
successful projects. After all, projects are delivered by groups of people working together, not by techniques, tools, methods or processes.

Project Manager Today magazine

Why do we still teach Maslow?

Dooley

Maslow’s ‘hierarchy of needs’ is a theory of motivation published by Abraham Maslow in 1943. It was never based on any empirical research and was, in effect, Maslow’s opinion from his own experience.

Praxis Framework Ltd.

Decisions, decisions, decisions

Eggington

The notion of ‘masterly inactivity’ is, perhaps, not such a bad one. There is evidence from the medical world (actually surgeons) that very, very fast decisions are etter delayed by the few moments that are available for delay.

Programme recruitment

17 integrative leadership processes

MacNicol

So how do successful project leaders become successful? There are multiple approaches that are all interrelated so we have created our own model.

Team Animation Ltd.

Commitments as a leader

MacNicol

Many models exist which aim to describe leadership. These can include a description of the practices, competencies, characteristics, traits and behaviours.

Team Animation Ltd.

Leadership, why develop it?

MacNicol

Leadership, rather than simply management, is what the sponsors of change seek from those who they entrust with their programmes and projects.

Team Animation Ltd.

Decision making

Mosaic

Making decisions is a central part of any management role, a core element in problem solving, and important in a range of other social and business activities.

Mosaic Project Solutions pty

Problem solving

Mosaic

Many problems, particularly non-urgent problems, should be treated as issues and almost every issue is a ‘problem’ requiring a solution.

Mosaic Project Solutions pty

50 ways to lead your project

Murray-Webster and Simon

A list of the top 50 things that we believe a Project Manager should do in order to lead their project to success.  

Lucidus consulting

decisions, Decisions! [sic]

Obeng

You’re waiting for your VP to approve the additional budget spend you need. You’ve been wondering what can be so difficult. True, there are six other projects in the programme – but yours is the lead enabler, the linchpin.

Project Manager Today magazine

Can you teach leadership

Pritchard

Leadership is innate. Leadership can be trained. Those two perspectives seem to be at odds one with the other, and cause extensive consternation in many project communities.

Project Manager Today magazine

Know when to leave the bar

Watson

There is an old saying about how you cannot ‘run with the hare and hunt with the hounds’, and I think this can be applied to how a project manager should behave with the team members.

Obsideo

1st class leaders

Watson

A 1st class leader will look for people who are better at the technical job that the leader ever was.

Obsideo

Does your boss steal the glory

Watson

They dragged him (most reluctantly) onto the pitch, so that they could share with him their wonderful moment.

Obsideo

 

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2nd December 2014Articles uploaded from Obeng, Cooke-Davies, Bagshaw and Pritchard
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