CHAPTER 2

Locating Project Management Insights in Music

A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence.

—Leopold Stokowski

This chapter considers music as a process of recreation and highlights in particular how aspects of musical learning, discipline, leadership, collaboration, and knowledge, both embody project management (PM) and provides unique and transferable insights for PM in other contexts. Almost completing the A Minor scale in Figure 2.1, Creativity and Code, while inherent in every aspect of musical activity, nevertheless, provides the core focus of Chapter 3.

Figure 2.1 Areas of musical insight ...

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