Project Leadership: Understanding and Consciously Choosing Your Style

Dennis P. Slevin, The Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, University of PittsburghJeffrey K. Pinto, College of Business Administration, University of Maine

Project Management Journal 22, no. 1 (March 1991)

TRYING TO HELP PROJECT MANAGERS become better leaders has always been a difficult task. Project managers must rely on a variety of skills in order to successfully manage their projects. Not the least of these required skills is the ability to motivate, inspire, and lead the project team. True leadership on the part of the project manager has been shown time and again to be one of the most important single characteristics in successfully implementing projects ( ...

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