10 People-Related Project Mistakes - 1. Failing to describe the project at both the concrete and big picture level
In this installment of Getting the Best Out of Geeks, we spoke with project management guru Dr. Steve Flannes to get the scoop on the ten biggest people-related mistakes that IT project managers can make. As the principal of the consultancy Flannes & Associates, he specializes in managing people through projects and is the author of Essential People Skills for Project Managers.
Some IT pros want to see the project's big picture, while others like concrete and measurable goals. PMs who can't speak both languages and easily switch between them will have a difficult time connecting.