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Project Team Management – Session 3

Session 2 – Communication & Cultural Awareness (cont.) /Listening

“Communication is the real work of leadership.” Nitin Nohri


Communication & Cultural Awareness – continued

  • –Neutral Language
  • –Coaching for Learning Styles
  • –Giving Feedback


Team Building & Leadership

  • Team Development Stages Leadership Styles for Individuals and Teams


Read Verzuh Chapter 10

–Ground Rules, p. 264-267

–Decision Modes, p. 282-285


•AgreementsWork, 2009, Reference Guide: Using Neutral Language”,

MindTools, 2009,

•Alan Chapman, 2009, “vak learning styles”,

•Richard M. Felder & Barbara A. Soloman, 2009, “Learning Styles and Strategies”, North Carolina State University,

•Linda Eagle, 2008, “Fostering Retention in Adult Learners”,

•Walt Bowman, 2008, “Team Development Strategies: Give Them What They Need”, presented to NASA’s Project Management Challenge

•Alan Chapman, 2009, “tuckman forming storming norming performing model”,

Additional Sources

Leadership style surveys/questionnaires.

More information about  Herzberg’s Hygiene-Motivation Theory:

2 Comments leave one →
  1. Ela permalink
    August 22, 2012 8:36 am

    Dear Margret, I found your resourceful side beginning of May, when I started as project manager here in Europe. Thank you very much for your helpful and interesting topics. It’s such a valuable resource for me. I started to follow your lessons for quite a while but it is really difficult to stay on top without someone to discuss the topics and findings.
    Do you know if a collaboration room or a discussion group exsits, to exchange any outcomes?
    Thank you very much for your work!
    Best regards,

    • August 23, 2012 3:29 pm


      Thanks for the feedback. I am glad that you have found the site useful. While the blog does not have a discussion page, I would recommend that you add your findings or questions to the comments to the blog postings. I will certainly respond and I am sure others will as well.

      Thanks again,

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