Situational Leadership in a Project/Matrix Environment

Nicholas DiMarco, Senior Consultant and Director of Program Development, Human Resource Management CorporationJane R. Goodson, Department of Management, Auburn University at MontgomeryHenry F. Houser, Department of Management, Auburn University at Montgomery

Project Management Journal 20, no. 1 (March 1989)

THE SET OF complex circumstances facing project managers creates a unique managerial role. Even under the simplest of organizational structures, the project manager must possess skills in communication, integration, negotiation, and team-building (2) (7). These skills are essential for successful project management, despite the fact that most project managers have advanced from the ...

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