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Managing Projects in Organizations: How to Make the Best Use of Time, Techniques, and People, 3rd Edition by J. Davidson Frame

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CHAPTER SIX

Tools and Techniques for Keeping the Project on Course

images Thus far, we have focused on two major categories of pitfalls commonly encountered in project management: organizationally induced problems, arising from the very structure of projects and the organizations in which they are carried out, and problems associated with the identification of needs and the specification of requirements. In this and the following chapter, we investigate a third important source of project difficulties: poor planning and control. Project managers, staff, and customers can be sure that problems in each of these three areas will arise. With this knowledge ...

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