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Project Management for Mere Mortals by Claudia M. Baca - PMP, PMI Certified OPM3®, Assessor and Consultant

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Chapter 7. Communication—What Do You Think About My Project?

Language is not only an instrument of communication or even of knowledge, but also an instrument of power. One seeks not only to be understood but also to be believed, obeyed, respected, distinguished.

Pierre Bourdieu

Topics Covered in This Chapter

Communication 101

Teaming

Politics

Summary

Case Study

It is time to move into one of the most important planning elements to complete for your project: planning your communication. I introduce a communication template that spells out the “who, what, when, where, and why” of communication. Then I explain the different elements of the template while you update it using the example project.

After you have stepped through the entire template, ...

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