chapter  5
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Project stage 3: team-building

No project can be managed without the need to manage relationships. These will normally involve your project sponsor, his or her staff, the stakeholders and your project team. They therefore present a very challenging aspect of the project manager’s role. Fail to manage people and we fail to manage projects. So for the vast majority of project managers, managing the people elements is often the most demanding aspect of the role.