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Practical Project Initiation: A Handbook with Tools by Karl E Wiegers

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Your Personal Commitment Ethic

Your Personal Commitment Ethic

Well-intentioned people often commit to more than they can handle. I once managed a capable and dedicated developer who always said "yes" whenever I asked her to take on a new responsibility. I soon learned, however, that often she didn’t deliver on schedule. Her in-basket was overflowing. There was simply no way she could complete everything to which she had agreed, despite her cooperative nature and good intentions.

Your Personal Commitment Ethic

The same sort of thing happened with this very book. The original publisher concluded partway through ...

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