I recently read a exciting article in Havard Business Review Magazine. In an extensive research Heidi K. Gardner proves, that nearly always the behaviour of teams gets worse if pressure comes from above: the PM becomes risk averse, approaches reduce to proven instead of optimal, creative or innovative ideas are thwarted demotivatingly. In this environment of tension a top project manager has to demonstrate that he resists the pressure and so backups his team – for outstanding results that make the difference.
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