Emotional Intelligence for Project Managers by Anthony Mersino published by AMACOM


26 July 2013 – AMACOM in the United States has published the second edition of a popular book on a recently trending hot topic – Emotional Intelligence for Project Managers: The People Skills You Need to Achieve Outstanding Results, by Anthony Mersino.  The book was published in June and is available from most booksellers.

emotional-intelligence-project-managersAccording to AMACOM:  Technical expertise just isn’t enough anymore.  Without the people skills necessary to lead effectively, even the most carefully orchestrated project can fall apart.  Featuring all new material, the second edition of Emotional Intelligence for Project Managers introduces readers to all facets of EI and shows how emotions can be leveraged to meet project goals.

Some of the guidance provided in the book includes how to:

  • Set the tone and direction for the project
  • Motivate, inspire and engage the team;
  • Encourage flexibility and collaboration;
  • Deal productively with stress, criticism and change; and
  • Establish the kind of high morale that attracts top performers.

Anthony Mersino, PMP, PMI-ACP, has more than 26 years of project management experience.  He has trained and consulted on project leadership and Agile methods for a wide variety of clients.

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Emotional Intelligence for Project Managers: The People Skills You Need to Achieve Outstanding Results, by Anthony Mersino.; published by AMACOM; June 2013; List Price: $19.95; ISBN: 978-0-8144-3277-8; # pages, soft cover; information at http://www.amacombooks.org/book.cfm?isbn=9780814432778

Source: AMACOM