Project Management Leadership: Building Creative Teams, Second Edition

  • 5h 32m
  • Rory Burke, Steve Barron
  • John Wiley & Sons (UK)
  • 2013

Project Management Leadership is a comprehensive guide to the human factors involved in Project Management, in particular the leadership skills required to ensure successful implementation of current best practice. It provides the latest insights on team building, motivation, collaboration, and networking skills, and the way these can be harnessed to manage a successful project. Exercises and worked examples are provided throughout alongside a fully revised instructor manual.

About the Authors

Rory Burke is a well-known author and international expert on project management, with visiting lectureships in the UK, Canada, the US, HK, Australia and South Africa. His Wiley text on Project Management is in its 5th edition and has made strong international sales.

Steve Barron is Director of the executive MSc in Project Management at Lancaster. He represents the more conceptual approach to project management, while Rory Burke's focus is more on techniques. Their combined strength helps to broaden the appeal of the book and make it more suitable for education adoption alongside the professional interest.

In this Book

  • Foreword
  • Introduction to Project Management Leadership
  • Project Governance and Ethics
  • Project Leadership BoK
  • Project Organization Structures
  • Leadership Behaviors
  • Leadership Theories and Styles
  • Power to Influence
  • Resistance to Change
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Leadership vs. Management
  • Working with Stakeholders
  • Project Teams
  • Teams vs. Groups
  • Team Roles
  • Team Development Phases
  • Team-Building Techniques
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Negotiation
  • Motivation
  • Delegation
  • Communication
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Problem Solving
  • Decision Making
  • Glossary