Gives a blueprint for becoming a successful project leader. This book goes beyond theory to examine the real-world relationship between task, leader, and follower. It outlines the steps managers can take to gain the trust of their team members. It features a chapter-by-chapter program for developing the skills of a leader.
James P. Lewis, Ph.D., is the founder of The Lewis Institute, Inc., a training and consulting company specializing in project management, and an adjunct professor at the University of Management and Technology. Over the past two decades, Dr. Lewis has trained over 25,000 supervisors and managers in the United States, Europe, Asia, and throughout the world. He has written a number of influential books on project management, including Project Planning, Scheduling, and Control, The Project Manager's Desk Reference, Working Together, and others. His books have been translated into Chinese, Portuguese, and Lithuanian.