Throughout your studies, you will be presented with opportunities to respond to other people’s opinions and comments. Please respond to your Discussion topic after you have completed the Reading.
Leadership of research projects can be one of the keys to success or failure. Please read the article “Six Ways to Give Proper Project Leadership”, and answer the following questions.
Mathis, K. (2014). Six ways to give proper project leadership. Retrieved from: http://www.projectsmart.co.uk/six-ways-to-give-proper-project-leadership.html
To obtain full credit for this Discussion, you must answer the available question(s) as thoroughly as possible. Your answer should be thoughtful and composed using complete sentences. Please follow the Discussion guidelines as provided in your Syllabus.
Be sure to comment on at least two of your classmates’ posts. Your comments should be substantial and well-reasoned. Just agreeing with comments of another student does not fulfill this requirement.
Discussion Topic 1:
This is question 1 of 2 in this Discussion which means you will need to make a substantial post. Make sure you read the description of a solid post in the Announcement Area. (NOTE: Points will be deducted for weak posts).
You are required to respond to at least two of your classmates. These responses need to be of quality and have meaning in order to add to the learning process.
If you were a research project team leader, what are some of the ways you would build trust and communicate with other team members? Give specific real world examples in your initial posting.
This is topic 2 of 2 in this Discussion which means you will need to make a substantial post. Make sure you read the description of a solid post in the Announcement Area. (NOTE: Points will be deducted for weak posts).
Many research projects utilize “virtual teams,” where the members might be from across the country or around the world. What challenges do you think this poses to project leaders, and what can be done to overcome them, especially in regard to monitoring activities and providing feedback?