Project Management Leadership: Building Creative Teams

Project Management Leadership: Building Creative Teams

by Rory Burke, Steve Barron


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Project Management Leadership: Building Creative Teams by Rory Burke, Steve Barron

Project Management Leadership is a comprehensive guide to the human factors involved in Project Management, in particular the leadership skills required to ensure successful implementation of current best practice. It provides the latest insights on team building, motivation, collaboration, and networking skills, and the way these can be harnessed to manage a successful project. Exercises and worked examples are provided throughout.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118674017
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/17/2014
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 818,949
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Rory Burke is a well-known author and international expert on project management, with visiting lectureships in the UK, Canada, the US, HK, Australia and South Africa. His Wiley text on Project Management is in its 5th edition and has made strong international sales.

Steve Barron is Director of the executive MSc in Project Management at Lancaster. He represents the more conceptual approach to project management, while Rory Burke's focus is more on techniques. Their combined strength helps to broaden the appeal of the book and make it more suitable for education adoption alongside the professional interest.

Table of Contents

Foreword vii

Authors' Notes ix

1 Introduction to Project Management Leadership 1

2 Project Governance and Ethics 19

3 Project Leadership BoK 29

4 Project Organization Structures 53

5 Leadership Behaviors 69

6 Leadership Th eories and Styles 81

7 Power to Influence 99

8 Resistance to Change 117

9 Emotional Intelligence 131

10 Leadership vs. Management 141

11 Working with Stakeholders 147

12 Project Teams 159

13 Teams vs. Groups 177

14 Team Roles 193

15 Team Development Phases 209

16 Team Building Techniques 229

17 Coaching and Mentoring 241

18 Negotiation 255

19 Motivation 265

20 Delegation 279

21 Communication 289

22 Conflict Resolution 303

23 Problem Solving 317

24 Decision-Making 337

Appendix - Lost at Sea 351

Glossary 355

Index 361

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