If I could summarize the crux of this entire volume in just two statements, and I guess I can because I am writing this, they would be the following:
Project management is risk assessment and risk management.
It is all about changing behaviors.
Certainly, project management is a multifaceted endeavor. Just as certainly, it is about focusing on the important issues and getting the job done in a safe, timely, legitimate, and profitable manner. The risk-based system brings processes and formal tools to the project management arena that focus not only on tasks but on the organizational and cultural aspects ...