A project manager wears many hats: planner, negotiator, resource manager, delegator and accountant to name but a few. Project managers also need to tap into psychological theories and skills to understand and motivate their teams. Motivating your project team is not as simple as holding a meeting, setting tasks and hoping that everyone enthusiastically tackles the work. Understanding what motivation actually is and why it matters means that project managers must get to grips with managing people, not just processes. Motivating project teams leads to increased collaboration, innovation and productivity, all of which allow the team grow and succeed together...
Author: Brad Egeland