You work as a lead project manager for a company that develops and produces healthcare devices. Recently, your team went through major organizational changes, which required resource shifts within project teams. One of your projects underwent a 50 percent change in team member assignments. June, a team member who remained on the project, seeks you out to show concerns regarding one of her new colleagues, who she feels does not have the technical aptitude to finish work assigned to him this iteration. You trust her judgment. What should you do regarding the new team member?
When competencies or skills are lacking within the team, one option is to incorporate training to enhance the competencies. Examples of training include classroom, distance learning, on-the-job training, mentorship, and coaching.