9.4. Managing the Project Team (PMBOK, Section 9.4)

Now that the project manager has planned for the human resources and developed the project team, he can focus on managing the project team. This process involves tracking each team member's performance, offering feedback, taking care of project issues, and managing those pesky change requests that can affect the project team and its work. The staffing management plan may be updated based on lessons learned and changes within the team management process.

In a matrix environment, where the project team members are accountable to both the project manager and a functional manager, team management is tricky business. The project manager and the functional managers need to work together to communicate ...

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