O'Reilly logo

Achieving Project Management Success in the Federal Government by Timothy Jacques, Jonathan Weinstein

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 2  

Fitting ProjectManagement into the Organization:Round Peg/Square Hole

There are no problems we cannot solve together, and very few that we can solve by ourselves.

—PRESIDENT LYNDON BAINES JOHNSON

The town of Parkersburg, West Virginia, sits at the confluence of the Little Kanawha and the Ohio rivers. This small, comfortable city of 35,000 is home to the Parkersburg High Big Reds, the Sentinel newspaper, and the Treasury Department’s Bureau of the Public Debt. A glass and concrete building houses the bureau’s Administrative Resource Center (ARC), which provides administrative support services to other government agencies. ARC is one of those unusual quasi-governmental business units: a franchise department that is allowed to operate ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required