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The Project Workout, 4th Edition by Robert Buttrick

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Project Teams and Style

Culture – the way we do things around here

Project teams

Leadership and influence

I thought you were doing that! – accountability

An environment in which energy is expended on blame and fault finding, rather than looking for solutions to problems, will damage morale and hinder the performance of any team.

‘I must follow them. I am their leader!’

ANDREW BONAR LAW

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  • Encourage team work and commitment.
  • Practice single point accountability.
  • Break down functional barriers by using a cross-functional team.

Culture – the way we do things around here

Culture has two fundamental elements:1

  • the norms and behaviours ...

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