CHAPTER 7: FEBRUARY - MONEY DOESN’t BUY HAPPINESS
Divide and conquer?
As an ISM, you can see by now that you have to consider yourself to be some kind of plate spinner – with a number of different sub-projects going on at any one time. This may have been done to serve the needs of management, rather than for anything designed by you. So the end result could be that nobody knows what’s going on!
However, there is always a concern that your large project is like an elephant that cannot be eaten all at once. Therefore, breaking it down into a number of sub-projects is a good tactic as this will focus each team on specific tasks, rather than spreading them too thinly across the project. We were encouraged to break it down into the following: ...