Chapter 4

Leadership in Project Management


Project management approach is a leadership-intensive endeavor for achieving success every time for reaching desired results. This needs the right decision at the right time repeatedly. Leadership is a role that must be practiced by each team member by learning and practicing leadership skills to become more productive in a team.

There are challenges for leadership in project management. This chapter discusses the general differences between a manager and a leader.

The chapter also helps practitioners understand the challenges and appreciate the differences as a manager and a leader to assess the drawbacks and plan for make-up efforts.


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