Leadership in project management

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Title: Leadership in project management
Author: Xiong, Riyue
Abstract: Project management is a carefully planned and organized effort to accomplish a specific one-time task. For example, constructing a building or implementing a new computer system, all need to be well-managed. Projects are conceived and completed by people, who are involved in the whole process of project execution and completion. Thus, project management not only requires an efficient project manager, but also a qualified leader who can lead the team effectively. This research will provide a clearer understanding of the concept of leadership in projects, discussing how and why it works, and the ways to make project teams more dynamic and effective. The results from the study are applied to these leadership concepts, in an effort understand the role of effective leadership in reducing costs across the whole project process and increasing the project value.
Type: Thesis
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1853/26596
Date: 2008-11-19
Publisher: Georgia Institute of Technology
Subject: Leadership
Construction
Project management
Leadership
Construction industry
Department: Building Construction
Advisor: Committee Chair: Roper, Kathy; Committee Member: Ashuri,Baabak; Committee Member: Thomas, Linda
Degree: M.S.

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