The Human Factor in PM

Reading research on HCC's PM approach. Implication for successful outcomes result from choice of project manager! So in your organisation do you look for people who understand power relationships, tensions & have the ability to negotiate?

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Former Member 7 Years Ago
I think people tend to be appointed on the basis of availability and whether they are a "subject expert". Often whether they are qualified to be a project manager or have experience as a project manager is an after thought. I dont think the PRINCE2 manaual is much help when it comes to power relationships, tensions & have the ability to negotiate but these are certainly qualities a good project manager need to have.