Cultural and societal bias has been toward extroversion being the preferred personality type when it comes to positions of leadership and management. Practically every MBA program trains its students to engage stakeholders in a similar way to that defined by Dale Carnegie in his ever popular boom Winning Friends and Influencing people. Do misconceptions exist when evaluating how introverts interact with others and lead teams or is there really no opportunity for them to take on positions of leadership? This episode of the PM Debate Podcast argues the motion:
“There is no room for introverts in project management.”
Listen to the debate and join the online discussion.
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