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Managing Complex Projects by Kathleen B. Hass

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Preface

I have been working in the project environment for more than 25 years. During that time I have developed a keen understanding of the degree of difficulty involved in managing projects of any size. As projects get bigger and more complex, we tend to “do more of the same,” applying ever greater degrees of rigor in the way of methods, reviews, and tests, resulting in higher costs but not necessarily returning value.

THE MOVEMENT HAS STARTED

It is now becoming clear that our conventional project management processes are inadequate for managing complex projects. Research is underway by the Project Management Institute and others to determine what makes projects complex and to learn how to manage project complexity. Many thought leaders in ...

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