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Professionalization of Project Management by Terry A.Williams, Susan Haydt, Janice L. Thomas, Bill L. Zwerman

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CHAPTER 6

Findings from Teaching Web Site Survey

Teaching provides yet another interesting comparison case for project management. Unlike project management, teaching is almost always performed in organizations where most of the other employees are teachers. This provides a nurturing environment for collaborative work and mentoring, and a relatively safe place where teachers can exercise autonomy within their own classrooms. Such environments encourage a strong professional culture, where teachers tend to develop relationships with other teachers. This provides an atmosphere ripe for the development of a traditional profession. At the same time, in today's highly educated western society, teaching, like project management, is often seen as ...

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