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The Project Management Tool Kit: 100 Tips and Techniques for Getting the Job Done Right by Tom Kendrick

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Describe the Effect

Whatever the process is called, it begins with a clear, unambiguous statement of the problem, issue, risk, or other adverse situation. Quantify the effect, defining the consequences in terms that are as specific and measurable as possible.

Involve project team members and stakeholders with insight into the effect. Ensure that each person understands the situation and can describe it in his or her own words.

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