Have you ever been put in charge of a project, where you’ll be assisted by other people, people that you don’t supervise? This happens in libraries a lot. How do you “push” that project forward by the completion date, without the authority to direct others’ work?
How to Push a Project Forward When You Don’t Have Formal Authority (Fast Track) offers some great tips to help when you find yourself in this situation. Most of it is common sense—but that doesn’t mean that we don’t need to reminded!