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PMP Exam Cram™ 2 by Greg Horine, David Francis

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General Management Skills

General management is something that most people have encountered in their work life. It includes the daily operational aspect of running a business or contributing to a corporation. It may involve supervision, planning, time management, human resources, and accounting. These areas can have a major impact on project management and are integral to the success of a project. The following subsections discuss some of the items entailed in general management.

Managing People Versus Leading People

The PMBOK discusses the differentiation between managing people and leading them. It emphasizes that managing involves providing results to stakeholders and is process oriented. Leading people is a much broader discipline and involves ...

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