CHAPTER3

Assessing theHuman Rolein Project Failure

“One must survey his faults and study them,ere he be able to repeat them.”

—Michel de Montaigne,French Renaissance Author, Essais, Book iii

The audit is all about the people. They are the project, and their actions or inactions make or break it. It is a rare occurrence when all the people on a project are doing the right thing and the project still ends up beset with issues. Processes are necessary, but people choose to follow them (or not); people have the required skills (or not); people communicate with others (or not); and people follow direction (or not). It is all about people and whether they have the right qualifications to perform the tasks assigned.

With the right people on a project, ...

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