CHAPTER 14PROJECT CLOSE OUT

The last stage of the life cycle is close out. During the closing stages, the team must maintain their vigilance to ensure the work is completed and it is completed in a timely and efficient manner. It is easy for the good effort of execution to be lost as some team members look forward to the next project and others become demob happy or demob unhappy. During this stage, the team's focus must switch back to the project's purpose. During execution, the team concentrates on doing the work within time, cost, and specification. Now they must remember why they are undertaking the project; they are not doing the work for its own sake, but to deliver beneficial change. It is easy to complete the work within the constraints ...

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