10 People-Related Project Mistakes - 8. Lacking self-awareness during failures

 
 
 
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Nothing exacerbates a failed IT project more than a manager who doesn't have self-awareness. Many managers overreact with their most familiar coping strategy—yelling, withdrawal, etc.—making it difficult to for them to help team members pick up the pieces and learn from their mistakes.

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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

 
 
 
 
 

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