Effectiveness of Team Works in Project Management: The Case of Water Action Aid Project, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Amen Diakon Debebe


The study assesses the effectiveness of team work in project management in case of Water action aid project. Censes was used to use all stuff members of MCDP organization 30 respondents comprising 1 CEO, 1 Program manager, 4 Project managers, 7 project team coordinators, 11 project team members and 6 key resource persons. Structured questionnaire was used to get information from CEO, Program Manager and Project Managers, whereas FGD questionnaire was used to provoke information from Project team Coordinators, Frontline Staff and key resource persons. The findings of the study reveals that the team leaders are wise and have the necessary skills that it takes to make the work end successfully. It is often significant importance that in a team working together towards a common goal, there should be open and honest communication. Finally, it is recommended that team management courses should be incorporate in the training of professional to enhance their skills to higher levels, Professionals should work in teams as opposed to functional structure as there is positive relationship between team effectiveness and project performance and the Government should come up with laws requiring maintenance of records by professional bodies, of events in the water aid project. This would facilitate, among others, continuous improvement of team management in the water aid project.

Keywords: Effectiveness, Water action aid, Team work, Project Management.

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