Manage to Lead

Manage to Lead

Flexing your Leadership Style

Book - 2012
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Baker & Taylor
Leaders aren't born. They're made. What Does It Take to Successfully Lead Projects? Get the practical tools, techniques and knowledge that 700+ project managers around the world identified as critical to project success. Original.

Book News
Snyder, a project manager and educator, offers a guide to leadership in the project management context. Viewing leadership as a competency used to improve performance, she discusses leadership behaviors, skills, traits, and characteristics identified in a 2011 Project Management Institute survey; self-awareness, personal values, self-motivation, identifying strengths and weaknesses, self-reflection, and being authentic; aspects of emotional intelligence; leadership styles, including thinking styles, personality, and their interaction; aspects of project teams; motivating team members; communication; managing the team, including meetings, team evaluation, dealing with toxic people, and virtual teams; managing conflict; and advanced topics, such as gender issues, power, building trust, and the effects of technology. No index is provided. Annotation ©2013 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Independent Publishing Group
In this highly accessible guide, you'll not only learn about their answers, you'll also receive the practical tools, techniques and knowledge you need to develop the skills they identified as most important to project success. Leaders aren't born. They're made. Leadership is not a set of elusive traits. It is a practical competency, a concrete set of knowledge, skills and behaviours that you can use to improve you and your team's effectiveness. Authored by Cynthia Stackpole Snyder, PMP, EVP, MBA, an award-winning project manager and educator, this handbook includes actionable content drawn from her own decades of experience managing projects for organizations such as JPL and Hewlett Packard, as well as the latest in cutting-edge research from Harvard, Stanford, and Yale.

& Taylor

Drawing on input from seven hundred project managers, identifies the most important skills, areas of expertise, and techniques that are needed to successfuly complete a project using project management principles.

Publisher: Newtown Square, Pa. : Project Management Institute, c2012
ISBN: 9781935589594
Branch Call Number: 658.4 St124m 2012
Characteristics: iv, 110 p. 26 cm


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