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Project Managers Should Leverage the 7S Framework to Develop Essential Soft Skills for Leading Project Teams

Published: 10 August 2016

ID: G00301944

Analyst(s): Mbula Schoen , Jack Santos


Although competency in process and methodology are important, successful project delivery demands that project managers be skilled in the art of influencing and motivating people. Failure to develop and use these soft skills appropriately puts project performance at risk.

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  • Key Challenges



  • Serendipity
  • Stimulation
  • Spontaneity
  • Swarming
  • Simulation
  • Skillfulness
  • Social

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