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Situational Project Management by Oliver F. Lehmann

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Chapter 4

Practices for SitPM

Several sources describe so-called project life cycles to select from. The use of the word in this context can be misunderstood. It is not used to describe phases that the project will inevitably go through, but is used instead to explain approaches to managing a project. In Chapter 3, I described project types, which means a typification to help understand what specific projects are. In this chapter, several topics may seem to be repeated, especially the tension field between predictable and Agile projects. There is nevertheless a fundamental difference, because in this chapter, the question is not what the project is, but how you approach and manage it.

In Chapter 3, you were an observer, trying to understand; ...

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