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Role of a Project Manager in Managing Agile Projects

Abstract With the advent of the agile project management methods, the role of a project manager has enhanced to satisfy the needs. The traditional project management principles are not enough to manage today’s large, complex projects. In this paper, we will review the role of a project manager in managing agile projects and how it is different from traditional project manager’s approaches. A comprehensive literature review on the changing roles of a project manager in an agile project is the theoretical foundation of the paper. Keywords: Agile, Project Manager, Waterfall, Sprint, Scrum, Scrum Master

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5 Steps to Building a Successful Team

There is a 5-step process that we have found to be very effective in building effective teams. Let's look at this process of building a successful team so that your team can get to the next level and be not only effective, but sustainable, in achieving its desired results.

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Managing the performance of teams. Two critical dimensions.

Often managers put a lot of effort into teamwork when perhaps it's not necessary. Is there more to teamwork than meets the eye?

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Team Building Disciplines: To Inspire Motivated and Results Oriented Teams

As a team leader, are you inspiring, motivated and results oriented? Somewhere along the way you made a decision, you took control of the things under your control, got to know yourself, your dreams and desires and you paid the price to make your dream a reality by mastering self-discipline and personal leadership. That is what a leader needs to build effective team. Are you a team builder?

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Essentials For Building a High Performance Team

Teams represent a very powerful mechanism for getting significant results in organizations today. High Performance Teams are a special class of team that has the ability to easily adapt in a rapidly changing environment and is an essential element for highly successful organizations.

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The Secret To Getting Your Team Engaged

Does getting your team engaged mean asking them to sign a formal document, or have them all stand and sing the company song? Hardly (although I have heard of organisations doing just that). What it does mean is getting your team members on board by being attuned to their values and motives and aligning these with your team direction. How do you do this? This article outlines how you can involve your team in the process of engagement.

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Is Your Team Hiding Behind Masks?

Often many team members don "masks" that they hide behind in their communications and interactions with their team members. They are often afraid to be "real" with their colleagues - they are afraid to speak their true thoughts/feelings because it might create conflict, or because their organizational culture supports "sugar coating the truth" instead.

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Reward Credit Cards - Benefits and Detailed Descriptions

The credit card companies compete against each other with attractive incentives such as cash back, points reward schemes and balance transfer offers at zero percent. There are lot of new offers have been introduced in U.S by worldwide banks. Among those new offers some credit cards are specially introduced as reward credit cards. Let see some good deals and their detailed descriptions.

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Team Building: Leadership Strategies To Address Today’s Most Common Team Building Problems

Team building is a means to an end, not an end in itself. Great team leaders spend time clarifying goals, cultivating their own leadership skills and identifying new ways to achieve great results. At the same time, they help build capability of individual team members versus taking on the work of the team themselves.

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How C4R and BIM 360 Provide Improvements to AEC Projects

BIM 360, a construction management tool, is designed to help project managers, BIM managers and field managers to collaborate with various project stakeholders.

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Book Summary: The 17 Indisputable Laws of Teamwork

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How to Manage Teams Remotely: Guide to Successful Remote Team Management

With working from home becoming the new norm, project managers are facing new challenges in order to lead a successful global team. The following article will provide 15 useful tips on how to successfully manage remote teams and what to keep in mind when doing so. The guide is particularly suitable for junior project managers.

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Why Internet Team Builder Systems Are Destined To Fail

This article describes the basics of the typical Internet team build system and why they will eventually fail to meet the goals of the average participant.

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Team Building part 1 - Another Brick in the Wall!

The first in a series of articles giving a slightly different viewpoint on effective team building, condensed from an original seminar presented by the author, John Roberts. John is a Freelance Training Consultant and director of JayrConsulting Ltd. Part 1 deals with selecting and building the initial team. The ideas expressed are personal opinions built up from many years of experience in the Electronics/Aerospace industry, the Armed Forces, the Telecoms industry and the Training industry. There is no suggestion of this being a 100% solution applicable to or workable in all situations, but it is aimed at getting people to think outside of the norm and question the ‘normal' way of doing things.

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