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Managing Complex Projects by Kathleen B. Hass

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INTRODUCTIONUnprecedented Change in the Business Environment

“I think the 21st century will be the century of complexity.”

—PROFESSOR STEPHEN W. HAWKING, PHD, PHYSICIST

On the brink of the 21st century, Jonathan Wilson, owner of Anabasis Consulting, which focuses on leadership, strategy, and complexity theory in the business context, set the stage for us. Wilson noted that change is happening faster than ever and is causing fundamental shifts in the business environment in which we plan and execute projects.

JONATHAN WILSONAnabasis Consulting1

Forecasting based on measurement and control is losing its relevance as a tool for successful planning and organization management. In the new business climate an understanding of chaos and complexity ...

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