Chapter 3. Effective Team Building

 

If everyone is moving forward together, success takes care of itself.

 
 --Anonymous

Projects are organized to accomplish complex tasks that cannot be handled by lone individuals. As projects become, increasingly, the building blocks of organizational strategy, multidisciplinary teams are replacing individuals as the basic building blocks of organizations. Project success depends upon how well participants can work together to accomplish objectives within scope, time, cost and quality constraints.

Project managers must have the skills required to build effective project teams. This is particularly true because most projects are organized in a matrix fashion where the two-boss problem poses additional challenges ...

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