The New Project Leadership

  1. LO 4.6 Recognize the principles that typify the new project leadership.

Project management requires us to harness our abilities to lead others. These skills may or may not be innate; for the majority of us, leadership is not something that we were born with. However, we know enough about the leadership challenge to recognize that leaders are as leaders do.23 The more we begin to recognize and practice appropriate leadership roles, the more naturally these activities will come to us. An article by one of the top writers on organizational leadership, Dr. Warren Bennis, summarizes four competencies that determine our success as project leaders:24

  1. The new leader understands and practices the power of appreciation. These ...

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