Chapter 11. Personality and CM: A Psychologist Looks at the Workplace

By Leslie A. Sachs

Chapter Overview

11.1 Personality Primer for CM Professionals 144

11.2 What Do CM Experts Need to Consider in Terms of Personality? 146

11.3 Applying Psychology to the Workplace 152

11.4 Family Dynamics! 155

11.5 Workplace Culture and Personality 156

Why does personality matter to a CM guru? Implementing CM best practices impacts each member of the team in a number of important ways. Understanding the personalities of other members of your team, and how others experience you, will significantly enhance your ability to succeed in any position that involves cooperation and integration among individuals and groups. Given the reality that the IT profession ...

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