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Perfect Phrases for Project Management: Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases for Delivering Results on Time and Under Budget by Karen Tate, Helen S. Cooke

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CHAPTER 14

Perfect Phrases to Troubleshoot Project Problems

There will always be variances from the plan during project execution. If we knew in advance what was going to happen, it would not be a project. So, when managing a project, you need to be like the methodical sleuth in the old mystery stories. If you see something in your actual numbers that is different from what is in the plan, you have a problem! Only when you identify what is causing that variance are you in any position to solve that problem. What are some of the causes of that problem? It could be a simple misunderstanding. It could be that something was not very well defined, and a team member is doing something different from what was anticipated when the assignment was given. ...

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