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Project Management and Leadership Challenges, Volume II by M. Aslam Mirza

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Chapter 2

Human Psychology

Introduction

Psychology is a subject mostly left to the psychologists to attend. In general, this is true, but in the management of projects for fast-track implementation, too, you need to understand human psychology to avoid mistakes in dealing with team members.

A good manager is supposed to have good understanding of psychology while managing the needs and expectations of team members. In this chapter, the important influencing factors are discussed for taking care of team members and engaging them in the most efficient way.

All important factors that may impact the team’s performance positively or negatively are discussed for improving the understanding. The management of these factors is inevitable to ensure performance ...

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