Necessity of Leadership Skills for Project Manager

7 Pages Posted: 24 Jun 2008 Last revised: 29 Jun 2008

Date Written: June 23, 2008

Abstract

Leadership and leadership skills of a project manager are essential for successful implementation of a project. A project manager has to deliver quality outputs in time through efficient utilization of allocated resources for a project. A project manager has to resolve diverse complex implementation issues which need sound knowledge and proven skills. Some key skills include relationship and communication, adaptability to change initiative, negotiation and conflict resolution, building team spirit and morale, managing corporate culture and matrix management, credibility and cared responsibility, above all full commitment to achieve project objectives.

Keywords: Project manager, leadership skills, project objectives

Suggested Citation

Farrukh Ahmed, Sayed, Necessity of Leadership Skills for Project Manager (June 23, 2008). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1150083 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1150083

Sayed Farrukh Ahmed (Contact Author)

United International University ( email )

H-80 R-8/A Satmasjid Rd
Dhanmondi
Dhaka, 1209
Bangladesh

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