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Project Risks Influenced by the Project Manager and Project Team

One could argue that unsuccessful project execution is due in large part to project manager and team performance. Good project managers, in general, accept that responsibility. This may be valid at times, but in many cases it is also due (in part) to other organizational influences. Thus, it is important to discern those risks that are more heavily influenced by the project manager and team, from those that are not. As mentioned in Chapter 5, project planning, management controls, communications, and leadership are noted as being heavily influenced by the project manager and team. Organizational influences are present as well, but for the most part the project ...

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