Adaptability. The ability to adapt to a changing environment and/or situation and to adopt a flexible approach that shifts according to the situation.

Ambiguity. A state of being unclear, of not knowing what to expect or how to comprehend a situation. It is one of the three categories of complexity identified in this practice guide.

Anchoring. A cognitive bias that causes people to fixate on an early piece of data even when contradicted by more accurate subsequent data.

Change Control. A process whereby modifications to documents, deliverables, or baselines associated with the project are identified, documented, approved, or rejected.

Component. An identifiable element within the program or project that provides a particular function ...

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