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The Project Management Tool Kit: 100 Tips and Techniques for Getting the Job Done Right by Tom Kendrick

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Minimize Demotivating Factors

Promptly deal with team problems. Work to detect and deal with missed individual commitments quickly through performance problem resolution. When there are disagreements, work within the team to restore cooperation with collaborative conflict resolution. For situations beyond your control, promptly use problem escalation to request help.

Work to minimize unnecessary changes through disciplined scope change control. When changes prove necessary, plan your response with the people on the team and work to minimize the disruption.

Identify and remove valueless project overhead. Cancel unneeded meetings and shorten meetings that are too long. Stop preparing reports that no one reads, and remove activities from the project ...

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