Added by Daniel Nilsson on April 30, 2010 at 5:23am — No Comments
This week’s episode of Celebrity Apprentice offered a lesson for project managers the world over about recognizing the power of mixing up stagnant teams.
The guys had been doing pretty well as a team and had learned to play to each other’s strengths after the first six episodes. The women, not so much. Cyndi’s initial flakiness has progressed to outright boorishness. Holly continues to grate with her sledgehammer finesse. Maria takes things too personally and Summer is the…
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Added by Utpal Vaishnav on April 27, 2010 at 11:41pm — No Comments
Most of the times you do not want conflict to go unaddressed. It is your job as a leader to ensure that your team engages in healthy and productive conflict and to make sure that conflict is not ignored. After all desperately hoping that an issue will just go away is a great way to turn a small issue into a…Continue
Added by Margaret Meloni on April 27, 2010 at 12:51pm — No Comments
Added by Joe on April 21, 2010 at 5:07pm — No Comments
The Accommodating Mode is one of the modes of conflict resolution as defined by the TKI or Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument. The TKI breaks our conflict handling preferences into five modes.…
Added by Ian Tomkins on April 19, 2010 at 11:46am — No Comments
After five episodes, the stress of the show is taking its toll on both teams. The ladies are not nearly as courteous as they were when they started, and are eager to comply when The Donald sets them up to throw each other under the bus in the Board Room. The guy’s team, no longer forming or storming, has moved on to norming, the stage where team members adjust their behaviors to the team dynamics. In this week’s episode, Curtis provided strong leadership for Rocksolid. After weeks of…Continue
Added by Ian Tomkins on April 9, 2010 at 4:50am — No Comments
The Competing Mode is one of the modes of conflict resolution as defined by the TKI or…Continue
Added by Margaret Meloni on April 5, 2010 at 3:18pm — No Comments
A Software Project manager faces many challenges. One of the challenges is, How to use the tools.
They spend 1000 of dollars of learning MS Project or other tooling and at the end so many of them ending with using MS Excel and still project gets delayed and ending up to pay penalties to the customer or Ends up with HUGE over cost.
This is not only good for your pocket but most important it is not good for your company Image.
And if you are the project manager you have to…Continue
Added by bobby saeidi on April 1, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments