Subject: Business    / Management    

dq 1
Project Communications (graded)

Discuss the importance of communication and information exchange to project success. What are the crucial features and elements of effective communication and information exchange in successful projects? How are key stakeholders involved in this process? Are communication requirements different on an Agile project versus a traditional project?

dq 2
Case Study: Finding the Emotional Intelligence (graded)

Read Case Study 4.2: Finding the Emotional Intelligence.

    What are the differences between leaders and managers?
    Can anyone be a leader? Which would you prefer to work for: a leader or a manager? Why?
    Select one of the characteristics of an effective project manager and tell why it is important.
    Is leadership of a project different in an Agile environment than in a traditional project environment?
    Take the Future Time Perspective scale on page 129. Share your results and comments with the class.