The Cast of Characters
Who’s Who in Project Management
Key Topics Covered in This Chapter
- Understanding the roles of the project sponsor, project manager, project team leader, and team members
- Choosing leaders
- Selecting team members
- The six characteristics of effective teams
THE SUCCESS of project work is naturally affected by the people who participate.Yes, a sound organizational structure matters; so does good management. But neither will produce a satisfactory outcome if the right people are not on board—or if those people are not clear about their roles. This chapter identifies the key project players and their roles and responsibilities. Furthermore, it provides advice about the characteristics of effective project managers and project ...