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Successful Project Management: Applying Best Practices and Real-World Techniques with Microsoft® Project by Bonnie Biafore

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Chapter 10. Managing Project Resources

IN THIS CHAPTER, YOU WILL:

  • Understand the importance of motivating people

  • Learn how to develop a team

  • Identify ways to evaluate people’s performance

  • Learn how to compare resource performance to your plan

“Pull the string, and it will follow wherever you wish. Push it, and it will go nowhere at all.”

DWIGHT EISENHOWER

Managing a project team is a tough job. The people who work on your project usually report to other managers who have more control over their salaries and chances for promotion. Although you work with team members for relatively short periods of time, optimizing their performance on your project means you must work with them as if you’ve known them for years. Furthermore, you must lead the group to ...

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