Workplace Ecology: A Case Study in Project Management
A Case Study in Project Management
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In this fictionalized case study, Robert Perrine describes what a typical project looks like within information technology. The project begins with the idealistic goals of formalizing best practices for project management. Towards the end the project is just a mad scramble to avoid disaster.
The key lesson learned is to study the communications requirements more deeply and delve into the limitations imposed by the "way things are done around here" thinking patterns.