Epilogue: Practices for Project Leadership

by Alexander Laufer

Successful project leadership is an ongoing process of learning. Thus, this book’s content, format, and structure were designed with a clear purpose: to encourage an attitude of responsibility for one’s own learning and to facilitate the learning process. This was also the main guideline for developing the following nine practices for project leadership.

The eight contextually rich and vivid cases should have provided you with enough direction to start the long journey from management to leadership. Leadership develops primarily through on-the-job experiences. However, experience alone without thoughtful reflection is meaningless. Moreover, effective reflection should be done in light ...

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