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Investment-Centric Project Management by Steven Keays

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THE EXECUTION STRATEGY

“There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently what should not be done at all.” Peter Drucker

THE GENUINE MEANING OF A PLAN

Another Way to Make or Break a Project

The seeds of failure and success are sown together in the earliest stages of a project. This simultaneity may surprise the reader, who may have expected one or the other. The situation stems from the fact that the project delivery strategy must be engineered before any work is undertaken. A project needs a strategy, or more to the point, a series of strategies that must go beyond broad definitions, general plans, and generic expectations. The potential for project failure will lurk everywhere strategies lack. Maddeningly, these failings will tend to materialize ...

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