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Diversity in team members – part 1

6 December 2017 IN Best Practices Featured Know how News BY

Team diversity refers to the differences between individual members of a team that can exist on various dimensions like age, nationality, religious background, functional background or task skills, sexual orientation, and political preferences, among others.[1] Different types of diversity include demographic, personality and functional diversity (see Team composition), and can have positive as well as

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The Seven C’s for augmenting the Knowledge Bandwidth of project teams

9 June 2017 IN Best Practices Featured Know how Opinions BY

The success of project teams is dependent on a number of factors including, but not limited to, having: an effective, competent and scalable leadership; a balanced mix of available experience, expertise and skills; communication effectiveness; Knowledge Bandwidth; capacity to process, share, accumulate and extend knowledge; and a sense of commitment and motivation to achieve project

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Forming project teams – the right mix is key to success

30 May 2016 IN Best Practices Featured Opinions BY

It is well known, that teamwork is essential for projects. Many research papers, books and standards (like the IPMA ICB) highlight this fact. Bruce Tuckman´s stages of team development – forming, storming, norming, performing and adjourning – are well known in the community and explained in nearly all project management trainings. However, little attention has

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