Appendix 1Issue matrix

Listed below are some of the probable issues, possible causes and potential solutions you could try when the 'going gets tough'. All projects will encounter issues, problems and/or opportunities that have a variety of causes—some within the project itself and others outside the project organisation's sphere of influence and control. Irrespective of their source, each must be fully understood and dealt with promptly if the project is being actively managed for success.

The matrix endeavours to align each issue across the ten knowledge areas of PMBOK. I readily acknowledge, though, that these issues are not unitary, nor can they be easily compartmentalised in reality. Nor is any solution the sole remedy for any one cause. ...

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