We probably have been managing multiple, complex and large budgeted projects since many years. Some of us would also have been managing multiple resources to convert those projects in to successful result / service / product. If you have positive response from above two queries, then you must have had experience the importance of relationship between team member and project manager.
Whether its about the IT project management or matter of a construction related project, association of project managers to their team members plays an essential role and requires genuine efforts from both end. It will eventually become the top reason behind “successful project manager” status.
Project managers must know their team members at the deepest level including their strength, weakness, behaviors, personal or corporate problems, etc. Healthy rapport between project managers and team will not only allow better control to the project managers but team members would also put their best in assigned task(s).
It is also equally necessary to keep improving that association by giving priority and importance to the team members. For instance, arranging the additional as well as double incentives for working late hours on critical task. This might charge the energy along with focus of team members.
In the end, success of any project or project manager is really depend on the contribution and quality of their team members and leadership style of project manager, who ensures that enough efforts have been made in right direction. How you handle your team members? What issues do you face while managing teams? Lets share it on comments.