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Main Title Maximizing project success through human performance /
Author Tirado, Bernardo.
Publisher Management Concepts Press,
Year Published 2013
OCLC Number 1425138586
ISBN 9781567264203; 1567264204
Subjects Project management ; Psychology, Industrial ; Leadership ; Performance ; Performance technology ; BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Industrial Management ; BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Management ; BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Management Science ; BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Organizational Behavior
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  HD69.P75T57 2013 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 03/14/2024
Collation xvii, 175 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Chapter 1. Introduction to Business Psychology -- Part 1. Individual: Your Behaviors That May hurt or help your project -- Chapter 2. Understanding Sense of Self; Psychometric Evaluation: How You Make Decisions; 360 Degree Feedback: How Others Perceive You -- Chapter 3. Creating a Consistent Brand; First Impressions; Building "Brand You" -- Chapter 4. Building Advocates; Applying the Advocacy Model; Building a Strategy for Unknowns; Building a Strategy for Averters; Building a Strategy for Detesters; Building a Strategy for Corresponders; Creating an Advocacy Action Plan -- Chapter 5. Profiling People at Work-Unconscious Behavior at the Individual Level; Kinesics; Acoustic Phonetics; Cues For Stress; Part 2. Team: Unconscious and Conscious Behaviors That Can Compromise Project Success -- Chapter 6. Understanding Power Dynamics-Unconscious Behavior at the Group Level; The Power Seat; Group Dynamics; Applying Group Dynamics; Chapter 7. Project Management Leadership; Differences Between Leadership and Management; The Top Ten Leadership Styles; Chapter 8. Building a High-Performance Team; Types of Teams; Ideal Team Size; Characteristics of High-Performance Teams -- Chapter 9. Using SWOT Analysis to Reorganize Your Existing Team; Analyzing the Team; Creating Subteams -- Part 3. Organization: Behaviors That Can Jeopardize Your Project -- Chapter 10. Navigating Organizational Politics; The Power/Interest Grid; Identifying Informal Influencers -- Chapter 11. Determining Organizational Readiness; The Desired Change; The Current State in Relation to the Desired Change; Determine Impact on End Users -- Part 4. Project: Bringing It All Together -- Chapter 12. Case Study; Background; The Project; Conclusion -- Index. Project management is often defined by processes and methodology, but projects are accomplished by people. Successfully leading those people is the core of a project manager's job. Even the seasoned project manager will encounter situations that present unique leadership challenges. Bernardo Tirado offers a clear path to help develop leadership skills within the project management framework. Using a hands-on, practical approach, he presents a model for taking any project manager's leadership skills to the next level. His model focuses on techniques to develop and apply three areas of awareness-