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    What are some strategies that could be used by a project manager to successfully manage the relationships among project team members and the relationships among the project team and external resources?

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    Hypothetical Scenario:
    You have just been brought in on a project, as the previous project manager has left. The project is behind schedule and is over budget, and several key team members have quit in disgust, plummeting the morale of the rest of the team, who fear they will have to do the extra work without compensation.

    What are some strategies that could be used by a project manager to successfully manage the relationships among project team members and the relationships among the project team and external resources (e.g. subcontractors, government agencies)? How would these strategies differ under the conditions described in the previous scenario?

    Thank you for your assistance.

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    We must begin with reviewing our schedule situation and determine whether there are any other activities that should be completed, but are not. We should also determine how much additional effort and duration will be needed to complete the work and update the work plan accordingly so that we may decide whether it is beneficial or not to continue the project. We can raise visibility through risk management and create a Risk Management Plan to proactively ensure that the project stays on track. However we must keep in ...

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