This provocative book combines theory and practice and is the first of its kind to develop a complete model of the project leader function in modern corporations. It addresses such diverse, but equally important, roles of project leader as visionary, strategic manager and ethical leader. It is a hands-on guide detailing the specific steps you will need to follow in creating a project vision, reaching all project stakeholders and selling that vision. You will also learn about a wide range of leader dutiesmanager, problem solver, facilitator, trainer, communicator, advocateand discover how each duty affects your ability to create a cohesive project team. This book fills an important niche in the managers bookshelf by presenting a practically written discussion of the critical roles that leaders play and the impact they have on successful project implementation.