Our studies indicate that the trend that is the defining characteristic of human evolution—the growth of brain size and complexity—is likely still going on. Meanwhile, our environment and the skills we need to survive in it are changing faster than we ever imagined. I would expect the human brain, which has done well by us so far, will continue to adapt to those changes.

—Bruce Lahn

In this chapter we address the environment in which complete project managers operate. We refer here not to the physical environment, ...

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