Projects have a way of providing a â€œchance for gloryâ€ for many individuals. Unfortunately, they quite often give the not-so-creative individual an opportunity to demonstrate his incompetence. Examples would include the designer who always feels that he has a better way of laying out a blueprint, or the individual who intentionally closes a door when asked to open it, or vice versa. How should a project manager handle this situation? Would your answer change if the individual were quite competent but always did the opposite just to show his individuality? Should these individuals be
required to have close supervision? If close supervision is required, should it be the responsibility of the functional manager, the project office, or both?