10 People-Related Project Mistakes - 2. Choosing not to take the time to identify individual differences among team members
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 project members make the mistake of viewing all IT with a “Seen one, seen ‘em all” mentality. The successful PM takes the time to tailor an image of each individual team member and how those can be used to achieve project goals.