If you ever look at your GC’s Project Manager and somehow see Darth Vader instead it is likely due to the behavior or superiority complex of the Project Manager. How do you bring balance? There are many ways to do so. Knowing your contract and fighting back is one-way. Going over their head is another unless the PM is also the VP. Not a lot of great answers but that is why Gensrate and the Gendex were created. Hopefully bad attitudes might change a little if they are exposed to the light.
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