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The Project Management Advisor: 18 Major Project Screw-Ups, and How to Cut Them Off at the Pass

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The Project Management Advisor: 18 Major Project Screw-Ups, and How to Cut Them Off at the Pass

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Managing a project and smell trouble? This book is your comprehensive guide to saving projects by providing specific, practical, and most importantly, immediate solutions for 18 key causes of project failure.
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Drawing on 20 years of frontline project management experience, Lonnie Pacelli identifies the 18 most pervasive causes of project failure. She also explains what causes each, early warning signs, and how to fix them before it's too late.

As you read The Project Management Advisor you will learn what to do when you are:

  • Addressing the wrong problem
  • Using the wrong technology
  • Working from an inadequate plan
  • Missing proper sponsorship
  • Managing a team that won't gel
  • Not involving the right people
  • Failing to communicate
  • Designing the wrong solution
  • Skidding away from the project plan
  • Running over budget
  • Worrying about key project risks
  • Trying to do too much
  • Not doing enough testing
  • Not doing enough training
  • Relying on vendors who aren't delivering
  • Working without a fallback position
  • Coming up short at the finish line
  • Deciding whether to pull the plug

If you're a working project manager, consultant, or team leader, this book will serve as your secret weapon. It's fast, relevant, practical, easy to read, and easy to use. Above all-IT WORKS!

Additional Information

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ISBN 978-0131490475
Publication Date 24-Aug-04
Author Lonnie Pacelli
Format Paperback
Page Count 167
Manufacturer Pearson
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