Managing Project Human Resources

In this chapter, you will

• Plan for human resources

• Acquire the project team

• Develop the project team

• Manage the project team

Your project relies on people to get the work done. Those people, your project team, look to you, the project manager, to provide leadership, direction, motivation, and your general management skills to help them know what their project assignments are, get their work done, and resolve issues and dilemmas within the project.

It’s a blast! Okay, that’s a bit of sarcasm. In reality, and on your PMI exam, the resources involved with the project know what is expected of them by the project manager, management, and the stakeholders, and then they complete those expectations. ...

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