© 2005, 6" x 9" softcover, 181 pages
Product Code B68X
By Steven W. Flannes, PhD and Ginger Levin, DPA
A Treasury of How-to Guidance for Project Success!
People problems can really hurt your
project, causing delays, eroding quality, increasing costs, and
resulting in high levels of stress for everyone on the team. Yet if
you’re like most project managers, you’ve never been taught the soft
skills necessary for managing tough people issues.
Essential People Skills for Project Managers
brings the key concepts of people skills into sharp focus, offering
specific, practical skills that you can grasp quickly, apply
immediately, and use to resolve these often difficult people issues.
Derived from the widely popular original book,
People Skills for Project Managers, this new version provides condensed content and a practical focus.
- Apply project leadership techniques with confidence
- Resolve conflicts and motivate team members
- Help a team recover after a critical incident
- Determine your team members’ personal styles so you can work more effectively with them
You’ll also learn how to apply people skills for a more successful career and life!
- Discover how to manage stress – personal and professional
- Learn proven methods for managing your own career
- Find out how to thrive in an atmosphere of change
Chapter 1. The Importance of People Skills in Project Management
Chapter 2. Project Manager: Leader, Manager, Facilitator, Mentor
Chapter 3. Interpersonal Tools for the Project Manager
Chapter 4. The Art of Motivation
Chapter 5. Managing Project Conflict
Chapter 6. Stress Management for the Project Manager
Chapter 7. Critical Incidents: When Traumatic Events Strike the Project Team
Chapter 8. Future Issues, Career Management, and Thoughts on People Issues
About the Authors
Steven W. Flannes, PhD,
is a psychologist and management consultant with 18 years of experience
in helping managers increase their effectiveness in the “people” areas
Ginger Levin, DPA, is a senior consultant
in project management with more than 25 years of experience in project
management maturity assessments, development of training programs in
project management, program evaluation and auditing, and organization
development. Together they bring a unique, integrated approach combining
behavior management with project management.