As part of an academic course we have to develop a project. It is a group of 5 students. In such environment there is no hierarchy, all students have the same authority. There are several tasks to be ...
In a development team with a leader, should this leader be a line manager or is it better to separate the two roles? How much admin/HR should a hands-on leader actually do before it becomes the ...
There are ever so many references to the team's 'maturity' in the Agile/Lean related books and articles/blogs. Using my common sense I think I can get the idea. I can see how my team has evolved over ...
Background – We are a small group (three PMs reporting to a director) doing business improvement projects for a large company. Problems with our processes have been identified, in particular going ...
Much literature is dedicated to how a project manager should create an atmosphere for SMEs/team members to do their best work by clearing non-SME (subject matter expert)/non-project related work off ...
I just launched a game with a small virtual team of three (plus myself). It was quite successful. We made some decisions like using email as our primary communication medium, and iRC as our primary ...
About 6 months ago I had to manage a project in a Government Organization where there was a strict hierarchical origination that was part of the corporate culture. No one would act with out being ...
I'm writing a paper on leading virtual teams. Are there any certain leadership practices/theories/approaches that are unique to virtual teams? I've skimmed a few books on the topic, but I just ...
Do you think attention to detail skills inhibit, enable, or does nothing for one's ability to be an effective project manager / leader? And why? EDIT: @Angeline and Ian: What about the intrinsic ...