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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Project Management, 5th Edition by G. Michael Campbell PMP, G. Michael Campbell, Sunny Baker

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Deciding What You Need and Assigning People

For most projects, the staff assignment involves two steps: deciding what skills and experience you need for the work and then matching people to the tasks. You can create the description by writing out the individual competencies you need, and then see how the individuals you are considering would fill out the overall team competencies. (Competencies are defined as having the right qualities or abilities.)
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Sometimes an individual has such a unique technical skill that you must give him a supervisory or leadership role, regardless of how difficult he is to work with. You (and the ...

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