Book News: August 2nd, 2007

By Zachary WongZachary Wong, a noted trainer and acclaimed leader of more than 250 project teams, provides a summary of “people-based” management skills and techniques that can be applied when working in a team environment. This comprehensive resource brings together in one book new and current models in team motivation and integrates the most significant concepts in motivation and behaviors into a single set of principles called “Human Factors.”

Wong shows how these factors can be applied to the most challenging issues facing project managers today including: motivating a diverse workforce, facilitating team decisions, resolving interpersonal conflicts and managing difficult people. He also explores strengthening team accountability, communications and leadership.

Published by Jossey-Bass. ISBN: 978-0-7879-9629-1. 45.00 US dollars.