ISBN-10:
0987668323
ISBN-13:
9780987668325
Pub. Date:
01/01/2014
Publisher:
Burke Publishing
Project Leadership and Entrepreneurship: Building Innovative Teams

Project Leadership and Entrepreneurship: Building Innovative Teams

by Rory Burke

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ISBN-13: 9780987668325
Publisher: Burke Publishing
Publication date: 01/01/2014
Series: PROJECT MANAGEMENT Series , #3
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Rory Burke founded Burke Publishing in 1988 when he wrote his first book on Project Management. Rory has an MSc in Project Management (Henley) and degrees in Naval Architecture (Solent University) and Computer Aided Engineering (Coventry). He has worked internationally on capital projects. Rory is an author, consultant and visiting lecturer to universities internationally.

Table of Contents

Foreword

Author's Note

Chapter 1 Introduction to Project Leadership and Entrepreneurship 16

1 History of Project Leadership 18

2 Project Leadership 20

3 Project Entrepreneurship 22

4 Project Participants 24

5 Project Teams 26

6 Project Management Body of Knowledge 28

7 Project Lifecycle 30

Chapter 2 Governance and Ethics 32

1 Corporate Governance 33

2 Corporate Ethics 38

3 Corporate Branding 42

4 Corporate Sustainable Development 44

5 Triple Bottom Line (TBL) 45

6 Climate Change (Low Carbon Footprint) 47

Chapter 3 Leadership Traits 48

1 Leadership Traits Theory 49

2 Leaders' Vision and Inspiration 51

3 Leaders' Interpersonal Skills 52

4 Leaders' Ability to Spot Opportunities 53

5 Leaders' Ability to Solve Problems 54

6 Leaders' Ability to Plan and Control Corporate Strategy 55

7 Leaders' Ability to Make Decisions 56

8 Leaders' Level of Competency 57

9 Leaders' Drive and Determination 58

10 Leaders' Communication Skills 59

11 Leaders' Physical Traits 60

Chapter 4 Leadership Vision 64

1 What is Leadership Vision? 65

2 Project Vision 66

3 Leaders Vision vs. Project Lifecycle 68

4 Vision - Purpose 72

5 Vision - Inspire 74

6 Vision - Identity and Involvement 76

7 Vision - Alignment 78

8 Vision - Company Resources (Project Selection) 80

Chapter 5 Leadership Styles 82

1 What are Leadership Styles? 83

2 McGregor's Theory-X and Theory-Y 84

3 Blake and Moutons' Leadership Grid 88

4 Situational Leadership 91

5 Action-Centred Leadership 94

Chapter 6 Leadership Power 102

1 What is Power to Influence? 103

2 Matrix Organization Structure 104

3 Responsibility - Authority Gap 105

4 Power to Influence 106

5 Power and Influence vs. Project Lifecycle 108

6 Formal Authority 110

7 Coercive Power 112

8 Reward Power 113

9 Expert Power 114

10 Charisma Power 115

11 Communication Power 116

12 Leadership Power 117

Chapter 7 Motivation 118

1 What is Motivation? 119

2 Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs 120

3 Motivation Cycle 125

4 Herzberg's Motivation and Hygiene Theory 126

Chapter 8 Delegation and Empowerment 132

1 What is Delegation? 133

2 Delegation Process 134

3 Execution Strategy 138

4 Empowerment and Self-Control 141

5 Benefits of Delegation and Empowerment 144

Chapter 9 Communication 146

1 Communication Theory 148

2 Communication Plan 152

3 Responsibility Gantt Chart 154

4 Project Meetings 155

5 Teamwork vs. Communication 158

Chapter 10 Entrepreneurial Traits 160

1 What is Entrepreneurship? 161

2 Entrepreneurship vs. Project Lifecycle 162

3 Entrepreneurship Spiral 164

4 Spotting Opportunities 165

5 Creative Thinking 168

6 Lateral Thinking 170

7 Research and Development (R&D) 172

8 Hypnagogia 173

9 Exploiting Opportunities 177

10 Undesirable Traits 179

Chapter 11 Calculated Risk Taking 180

1 What is Risk Management? 181

2 Locus of Control 182

3 Self-Confidence 183

4 Optimism 185

5 Courage 186

6 Risk Shift 186

7 Calculated Risk Takers 187

Chapter 12 Negotiation Process 190

1 What is Negotiation? 191

2 Negotiation Process 192

3 Negotiation Strategies 195

4 Bargaining 196

Chapter 13 Management vs. Leadership vs. Entrepreneurship 198

1 Management vs. Leadership vs. Entrepreneurship 199

2 Concepts and Philosophies 200

3 People, Position and Power 202

4 Systems and Performance 204

5 Implementing Change 206

6 Overlapping Skills 208

7 Management vs. Leadership Grid 209

Chapter 14 Client Organization Structure 210

1 Ownership and Responsibility 212

2 Extent of Responsibility 214

3 Role of the Project Sponsor 216

4 Role of the Project Steering Board 220

5 Project Steering Board vs. Project Lifecycle 222

Chapter 15 Project Organization Structure 224

1 What is a Project Organization Structure? 226

2 Project Organization Structure Continuum 227

3 Functional Organization Structure 228

4 Matrix Organization Structures 231

5 Pure Project Organization Structure 237

Chapter 16 Stakeholder Leadership 240

1 Who is a Project Stakeholder? 242

2 Stakeholders vs. Project Lifecycle 244

3 Stakeholders and Interested Parties 246

Chapter 17 Networking Process 256

1 What is Networking? 258

2 Networking Process 260

3 Networking vs. Project Lifecycle 262

4 Family and Friends (Moral Support) 263

5 Mentors 264

6 Internet 265

7 Symbiotic Continuum (How to Network) 266

8 Technology Clusters 268

Chapter 18 Project Teams 270

1 What is a Project Team? 271

2 Project Teams vs. Project Lifecycle 272

3 Why Companies Use Project Teams (Self-Directed) 274

4 Traditional Projects 276

5 Team Project 277

6 Team Charter 278

7 The Individual's Purpose for Team Membership 280

8 Team Leaders Ability 282

9 Team Size 283

10 Why Teams Win 285

11 Why Teams Fail 287

12 Conflict 289

Chapter 19 Team Roles 292

1 What Are Team Roles? 293

2 Belbin's Team Roles 294

3 Coordinator 295

4 Shaper 296

5 Plant 297

6 Resource-Investigator 298

7 Implementer 299

8 Teamworker 300

9 Monitor-Evaluator 301

10 Completer-Finisher 302

11 Specialist 303

Chapter 20 Team Development Phases 304

1 Team Focus 306

2 Team Performance 307

3 Forming Phase 308

4 Storming Phase 313

5 Norming Phase 316

6 Performing Phase 320

7 Maturing and Declining Phases 323

Chapter 21 Team Building Techniques 324

1 What is Team Building? 325

Level 1 Interpersonal Team Building 326

Level 2 Team Roles 328

Level 3 Shared Vision 330

Level 4 Task Focused 332

2 Why Team Building? 334

3 Outdoor Action Learning 336

Chapter 22 Problem Solving Process 338

1 What is Problem Solving? 339

2 Problem Solving Process 340

3 Define Objectives 342

4 Identify the Problem or Opportunity 343

5 Problem Solving vs. Project Lifecycle 344

6 Gather Information 346

7 Problem Solving 347

Chapter 23 Decision-Making Process 350

1 What is Decision-Making? 351

2 Who Makes the Decision? 352

3 Corporate Vision Phase - Go/No-Go Decision 354

4 Project Execution Phase - Go/No-Go Decision 356

5 Decision-Making Continuum 358

6 Autocratic Decision-Making Style 360

7 Democratic Decision-Making Style 362

8 Self-Directed Teams and Laissez-Faire Decision-Making Style 364

Appendix 1 366

Glossary 369

Index 378

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