Boosting Morale in High Profile Projects
By Abby Dryer
High Profile projects can be very exciting. They can also be quite terrifying if project team members believe that the success or failure of the project will determine their employment future. As the economic landscape changes, some projects can be tasked with the honor of ‘saving the company’. To some, such a project is an exhilarating opportunity. To others, that same project can be interpreted to mean that a single imperfection will cripple their career. As a Project Manager, the most important part of resource and risk management is raising and maintaining morale for the team. The question is – how does one do that while maintaining the triple constraint?
The quick answer is also the least correct answer – throw money at it. Fear is not something that money or “swag” can make disappear. In fact, if the company’s financial security is in question, any form of expenditure may be interpreted as wasteful poor planning. Read the Complete Article