In Search of the Ideal Project Manager

By Owen Gadeken Needing money for college, I was able to get an Air Force ROTC scholarship and used it to get my undergraduate degree in chemistry.

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Would You Raise Your Hand?

By Dr. Owen Gadeken The scene was all too familiar to me: a new leader with a new project. Gone were my days as a manager on Air Force missile development projects.

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Back to Basics

By Dr. Owen Gadeken Several years ago, I was leading a team-building workshop for an Army program office at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, and I had divided the group into five-person teams to compete against each other in a desert survival simulation exercise.

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Activation Energy

By Owen Gadeken Teaming is so common in today’s project management environment that most of us assume it comes naturally.

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Cross-Training Within the Project Team

By Dr. Owen Gadeken Background Project teams are often hampered by internal conflicts between team members from different functional organizations.

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