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Take Lead By David Boddy

Take Lead
by David Boddy

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A more volatile and competitive business environment means that organizations are introducing more changes. This book looks at the job of managing change from the point of view of the project manager - the demands they face, the skills they need and ways they can use them.
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Take Lead: Interpersonal Skills by David Boddy

A more volatile and competitive business environment means that organizations are introducing more changes, more frequently. Legislative changes affecting public sector organizations are also bringing radical change there. Someone has to make the broad policy into a practical reality, namely the project manager. This book looks at the job of managing change from the point of view of the project manager - the demands they face, the skills they need and ways they can use them. The book offers a clear central message: "put more emphasis on interpersonal skills and you lead projects better"; it relates text to managers work through examples from cases, notepads, checklists, techniques, personal checkpoints and includes recent cases from a wide range of business sectors.

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Table of Contents


Part 1 The setting: the job of managing change; your job as the project manager; each project's different - what are the key features of yours?; reading the organization - its unique culture and values; the context of change projects - and how that affects the job. Part 2 The tasks: managing the content agenda; managing the control agenda; managing the process agenda - the focus of this manual. Part 3 The skills: desirable skills and essential skills - the heavy tool kit; managing your power; fitting your role to what you can do; managing your power - selling the vision and the reality; managing across - negotiating for commitment and ownership; managing the team - building and maintaining effective communications; managing the staff - gaining their motivation to the project.

Additional information

GOR002683752
Take Lead: Interpersonal Skills by David Boddy
David Boddy
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pearson Education (US)
1992-05-01
192
0138128278
9780138128272
N/A
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