"A 1:1 is absolutely required although I assume you've already done this so therefore understand his motivations and drivers. Intrinsic motivation is a valuable area to tap into if you can push the buttons that give this person good feelings…"
"Good ideas so far. If you are the project leader, you might consider:
1. What is your succession plan should this person be "hit by the bus" and not be available to the project team. If there is none, then you must consider how you will…"
"Agree with a lot of what has been communicated, but feel that the first approach woudl be a 1:1 with the individual to share your concerns. You never know, there may be some other reason why they are not pulling their weight you know nothing about:…"
"I understand that they don't report to you, but do they answer to you for this project? I think that you can either have a heart to heart with the person or redefine their role. Maybe they feel like they are not respected and that they…"
"In my 20 plus years of project management working and volunteering in many business environments I have contended one of the most effective ways of mobilization a team member to pull their weight on a project other than being forceful is to…"
In my experiences with these kinds of projects, I find the individual is either - uninterested in the project or feels his/her opinion has not been heard or acknowledged. Therefore, participation will be at minimum or less.
"This is the approach I take so any "landmines" are identified and brought up early in the project to resolve. Our technical team meet bi-weekly and keep an action item list with who is responsible and when it is due. I like action list…"
Project Manager has to maintain two levels of relationships with the project team. 1. Formal Relationship through status call, weekly team meetings and 2. Informal Relationships by moving casually with the team members.
One of my…"