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Managing Projects in Organizations: How to Make the Best Use of Time, Techniques, and People, 3rd Edition by J. Davidson Frame

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CHAPTER TWO

Finding and Working with Capable People

images In this chapter, we look at the role of people in projects. First, we focus on a number of broad “people” issues that are pertinent to projects. Who makes decisions? What do we look for in our project staff? What can we do to cope with chronic shortages of personnel to help us get our projects completed?

We then examine a valuable tool that can help us improve our insights into what makes us, our staff, our boss, our vendors, and our clients tick: the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, based on the work of psychoanalyst Carl Jung. It helps us avoid putting square pegs in round holes and enables us ...

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