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The Misused Project Manager

David Perkins, PMP

PM Network 88 (September 2000)

Are you being asked to perform a significant number of tasks outside of your project manager role? Are you expected to execute many of your own project’s tasks? Are you performing activities that require little intellectual or managerial stimulation? Do you feel a lack of organizational sponsorship in pursuit of additional project management skills? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may be a misused project manager. Good project managers have a reputation for getting things done, whatever it takes. However, even project managers have limits. Abusing their skills or not providing them training to enhance their skills can have detrimental effects on ...

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