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1. As a project manager, is it your responsibility to coordinate project teams?
Project managers should not be responsible for managing teams.
A project manager is responsible for managing the project, but team members should coordinate their work as they see fit.
A project manager’s primary responsibility is to coordinate a team. The project manager may not be the direct manager for those team members, so you will always have to find a balance between your authority on the project and your ability to influence the team.
2. What personality style should all project managers use?
The style you use is not as important as delivering the project.
A mix of authoritarian and technology-driven styles.
Project managers all have their unique approach and style, but they should always make an effort to adjust for the team’s culture to affect any change the project will bring.
3. What is the typical project manager’s authority?
To force people to do certain work on the project.
To deliver a project and run the project team.
To deliver a project and manage the project team’s non-project time.
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