Every project is primarily a social situation and within each situation are five elements that can be a motivational reward or a threat to an individual. Dr Lynda Bourne says a leader must get the mix right to drive a motivated team.
Rather than being a ‘hero’ fighting to make your project a success, shifting to ‘Level 5 leadership’—blending extreme personal humility with intense professional will—allows you to be successful, writes Lynda Bourne.
It’s time for leaders and managers take on a servant leadership mentality, one focused on putting project team members in a position to succeed. Dave Wakeman explain three key skills to make this work.
What are the advantages and what is the importance of action learning and reflective practice to improving project performance through leadership development? Alexandra Secerbegovic discusses the merits of these techniques.