Project Human Resource Management

Project Human Resource Management

  • Processes that organize, manage and lead the project team. The project team is comprised of the people with assigned roles and responsibilities.
    Project Human Resource Management

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Plan Human Resource Management

It is the process of identifying and documenting project roles, responsibilities, required skills, reporting relationships and creating staffing management plan.
Plan Human Resource Management

Acquire Project Team

  1. Acquire project team is the process of confirming human resource availability and obtaining the team necessary to complete project activities
  2. Benefits of this process includes outlining and guiding the team selection and responsibility assignment to obtain successful team.

Acquire Project Team

Develop Project Team
Develop project team is the process of improving competencies, team member interaction, and overall team environment to enhance project performance.
Develop Project team

Tools and Techniques of Develop Project team

Team-building Activities – Objective of team building activities is to help individual team members work together effectively. One of models is the Tuckman ladder.

Tuckman ladder explain different stages of team building.

  1. Forming - Team begins to address the project work, technical decisions, and the project management approach
  2. Storming - Team members begin to work together and adjust their work habits and behaviors to support the team. The team learns to trust each other
  3. Norming - Teams that reach the performing stage function as a well-organized unit. They are interdependent and work through issues smoothly and effectively
  4. Performing - Teams that reach the performing stage function as a well-organized unit
  5. Adjourning – The team completes the work and moves on from the project

Tuckman ladder
Tuckman ladder

Manage Project Team
To track and review and report the progress
Manage Project team

Manage Project team – Tools and Techniques

Observation and Conversation
Project Performance Appraisal
Conflict management – There are 6 general techniques for resolving conflicts:
a) Withdrawing / Avoiding
b) Smoothing / Accommodating
c) Compromising
d) Forcing
e) Collaborating
f) Control/ Problem Solving

Interpersonal Skills
a) Leadership
b) Influencing
c) Effective decision making
Manage Project tools and techniques

Organizational Theories
McGregor’s Theory of X and Y
X is bad – These people need to be watched all the time, micromanaged and cannot be trusted. X people avoid work, shun responsibility and lack the aptitude to achieve.
Y is Good – These people are self-led, motivated and can accomplish new tasks proactively.

Ouchi’s Theory Z – Workers are motivated by a sense of commitment, opportunity and advancement. They learn business by moving up through the ranks of the company. This theory also credits the idea of lifetime employment. The workers will stay in the company until they retire because they are dedicated to the company, which in turn dedicated to them.

Expectancy Theory – This theory states that people will behave based on what they expect as a result of their behaviour.
McClelland’s Theory of Needs
a) Need of achievement
b) Need for affiliation
c) Need for Power