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Outsourcing & Team Performance

1. Since the success of a project rests largely on the performance of the team, what are some techniques a project manager can employ to foster a group of individuals in becoming a cohesive and high-performing team? Please explain

2. Under what circumstances is it ethically or not in the best interest of project morals to consider outsourcing parts of a project? Provide examples illustrating both and explain why.

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1. Since the success of a project rests largely on the performance of the team, what are some techniques a project manager can employ to foster a group of individuals in becoming a cohesive and high-performing team? Please explain

The project manager can be viewed as an orchestra and the project manager as the conductor. High performing teams will be much more productive than poorly performing teams or average teams (The information was obtained at http://corporategeek.info/high-performance-project-team-how-create-sustain-and-disband-one ?The high performance project team ? How to create, sustain and disband one?). (1.) The project manager will need to create a vision for the team. This is the first and most crucial step in developing a high performing team. The team should be kept in the know and where the project team is going. (2.) Be genuine with your team. The project manager will need to able to express their inner selves. (3.) The project manager will have to ask good questions. The project manager should use the 70-20-10 rule in conversations: 70 percent listening, 20 ...

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