This chapter is contributed by Hans J. Thamhain, Bentley College.
A castle is only as strong as the people who defend it.
Sun Tzu—The Art of War
This chapter focuses on the tools for identifying, organizing, and developing the project team:
These tools focus specifically on the human side of project planning, helping to analyze the resource requirements, and to identify, recruit, and build the people needed into a unified, high-performing project team. In addition, many of today's projects require team building as a continuing process throughout their life cycles. Therefore, consistent with the broad concept of stakeholder management and the need for developing learning organizations, these tools overlap other phases of the standardized PM process shown in Figure 10.1. The purpose of this chapter is to help practicing and prospective PM professionals to
Mastering these tools ...