Pilot Evaluation of Project Management

You may find that senior managers in your organization question the value of project management. Such challenges will probably not be overt; few managers are foolish enough to court ridicule by claiming that any form of management, including the project variety, is a waste of resources. Instead, you will find that your proposals, especially those that involve additional funding, will be shunted aside. The opposition to project management will manifest itself in inaction or the need for ''further consideration.'' One of my customers reported that his vice-president met his request for project management funding with the comment, ''I thought managing projects was your job. Why are we paying you the big bucks?'' ...

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