Chapter 40



Leadership has been defined in this chapter as the ability to inspire, persuade, or influence and a list of seventeen qualities required by a good leader has been included. The four categories of situational leadership are discussed, supported by a diagram showing the relationship between supportive and directive behaviour. There is also a section on professionalism and ethics and the responsibilities of the project manager to the client, the project, and the project management profession.


Leadership; situational leadership; professionalism; ethics

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