Managing People and Project Leadership

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University of Sunderland

MSc Project Management
MSc Engineering Management
MSc Information Technology Management

CETM08

Managing People and Project Leadership

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Managing People in Projects

Contents Pages

How to use this workbook 4-6

Introduction 7-9

Unit 1 - The role of the Project Manager 10-28

Unit 2 - Power and Decision Making 29-45

Unit 3 - Organisational Structure 46-68

Unit 4 - Organisational Culture 69-91

Unit 5 – Motivation 91-122

Unit 6 - Leading the team 123-143

Unit 7 - Teams and team work 144-172

Unit 8 - Communication in Project Management 173-191

Unit 9 – Conflict 192-217

Unit 10 - Managing Change 218-235

Assessment 236-246

References 247-248



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