On the other hand, this project has an immense capability to bring a difference especially because it is the only project offering to obtain feedback on mental health care pricing standards. Efficient pricing scheme for all socially included societies of Australia have added value to this project as its seeks to lower the mere cost related aspect that most authorities such as ASRC (Asylum seekers resource centre) fail to acknowledge. Additionally, the project also supports the pricing mental health care principles for achieving capital based optimal value and to provide sustainability as well as safety in health care systems accessible for all in need for the same. This is another uniqueness of the project which makes it add value to the Australian community. Pricing will be the major change that this project will bring.
An important role is played by a project manager in making a project successful, efficient and effective. From this perspective, it is evident that there are required skills or characteristics that a project manager needs to have. Two of them selected for discussion here are leadership expertise and communication expertise.
Leadership: In today’s world an immense focus is laid on team work and projects are a multidisciplinary approach in which team work is necessary. A project is effectively managed only if its team members and its goals or missions or objectives are properly aligned and well understood. According to a study performed by Patel and Wearne, 2000, it was found that 100 percent of the total respondents felt that an important project manager’s characteristic lies in his or hers leadership quality. The recent version of PMBOK guide (Project management body of knowledge) acknowledges leadership to be an important people based success factor across projects in any field. According to McDaniel and Liu, 1996, project managers need to have efficient leadership skills in order to motivate the team members and by acknowledging them as equals.