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How Teams Triumph: Managing By Commitment

How Teams Triumph: Managing By Commitment

by Clinton M. Padgett


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Project management isn’t just about process. It’s also about people.

Calling upon over thirty years of experience delivering optimized project outcomes for some of the world’s leading brands, author Clinton M. Padgett reveals the “secret sauce” many leaders leave out of their project success equation. Taking what’s already working on your teams, the principles detailed in How Teams Triumph help your people maximize performance by enhancing communication; breaking down silos; and providing a proven, repeatable framework to complete projects with all stakeholders pulling in the same direction.

In the high-risk, high-reward business world, the success or failure of one project can mean the difference between career growth or career stagnation. The stakes are too high for you and your organization to leave any of it to chance.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781946633309
Publisher: Advantage Media Group
Publication date: 01/05/2021
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

CLINT PADGETT is the president and CEO of Project Success, Inc., where he leads a team of training and consulting specialists who have facilitated projects all over the world. He and his team have helped some of the world’s largest companies maximize their business outcomes, optimize their teams, and develop lasting project success practices rooted in accountable processes and deep personal commitments from team members.

Clint earned a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology and an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. Clint shares his expertise in the subject of project management and teamwork by speaking at conferences and other venues, including the Executive Education program in the Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech, where he is an adjunct professor. He is also the author of The Project Success Method.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction: The People Side of Project Management 1

Chapter 1 The Project Success Method 19

Chapter 2 Why Do Projects Fail? 29

Chapter 3 Know What's in Your Tool Kit 51

Chapter 4 Gather the Right Team 73

Chapter 5 Make People Matter 111

Chapter 6 Plan for the Known Unknowns, Then Deal with the Unknown Unknowns 131

Chapter 7 Be Realistic with Your Project and Your Team 153

Chapter 8 Support People without Micromanaging 169

Chapter 9 Communicate Like a Person, Not an Emoji 193

Chapter 10 Use a Global Management Mindset 211

Conclusion: How Your Team Will Triumph 229

Glossary 233

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