You are guiding your organization through the adoption of an Agile approach and are also teaching project managers about servant leadership. A tenured project manager approaches you and asks how this will change his role and approach to managing the team. How should you respond?
You are a lead project manager for a company that develops and manufactures healthcare devices. Recently, your team went through major organizational changes, which required resource shifts within project teams. One of your projects experienced a 50 percent change in team member assignments. June, a team member who remained on the project, seeks you out to express concerns regarding one of her new colleagues, who she feels does not have the technical aptitude to complete work assigned to him this iteration. You trust her judgment. What should you do regarding the new team member?
Alyssa is a project manager tasked with managing an infrastructure project that will consolidate five call centers into one. To date, she has completed and received sign-off of the project charter and identified her stakeholders. Currently, she is in the process of defining and documenting which processes and methodology she will use to manage the project. What process is she performing?
Which organizational management theorist developed Theory X and Theory Y?
A project manager is facilitating a meeting to further define user stories for the upcoming iteration. Two team members involved, Bob and Jenny, are very vocal during the start of the meeting, with Jenny passionately noting that the second user story should be punted to the next iteration. She moves on to the next user story, ignoring Bob’s opposing views on the topic. Bob accepts the decision hesitantly and remains quiet for the remainder of the meeting, accepting other decisions made by Jenny and the rest of the team. At the end of the meeting, the project manager notes to Bob that she will prioritize user story #2 at the top of the backlog, to be pulled into the iteration should capacity allow. Which of the following conflict-resolution technique did Bob use in this scenario?