The productivity of a workgroup seems to depend on how the group members see their own goals in relation to the goals of the organization.
When the best leader's work is done, the people say, "We did it ourselves."
When a team outgrows individual performance and learns team confidence, excellence becomes reality.
CHAPTER LEARNING OBJECTIVES
After reading this chapter, you will be able to:
Describe the characteristics of an effective project team member
Understand the different roles and responsibilities of core versus contract team members
Help contract team members become part of the team
Establish team operating rules for problem solving, decision making, and conflict resolution
Know the types of team meetings and when to use each type
Establish and use a team war room
Define scope change processes and change management processes
Know project communications requirements and use
Finalize the project schedule
Describe the format and explain the contents of a work package
Know when to require a work package description
The project plan has been approved, and it's time to get on with the work of the project. Before you turn the team loose, you must attend to a few housekeeping chores.
The major topics of this chapter are recruiting the full project team and preparing it to begin ...