TITLE

Go with the flow when waters are troubled

PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
People Management;7/30/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 16, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers tips on project management. Creating channels of communication with a project team in advance is suggested, as well as clarifying expectations up front. Leaders may set goals that will challenge the team members in their strongest areas. Ways of maintaining a sense of urgency include communicating impending deadlines, explaining the consequences of slow turnaround and rewarding commendable performance.
ACCESSION #
43741259

 

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