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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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Review Change(s)

For each change, review the original situation and verify that the change proposed is the best response available. Validate that the change proposed is feasible, and that it is likely to obtain the desired result and avoid unintended consequences.

Analyze the impact of the proposed change. Determine the effect on:

  • The project schedule

  • Additional project activities and effort

  • Costs for additional equipment, components, training, rework, and scrap

  • Contracts for purchasing of materials or outsourced services

  • Customer satisfaction

  • Project priorities

  • Other projects

Assess the benefits of the proposed change. For problem-solving changes, determine avoided expense or schedule slippage. If the change relates to an external factor (modified ...

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