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Advanced Multi-Project Management by Kathleen Austin, Gerald Kendall

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45. Conclusions

A Mammoth Improvement in Three to Six Months

It’s time for a major change in the way we manage projects. Executives are tired of the disappointments and constant surprises. Project managers are fed up with the constant battles over resources and priorities. Resource managers and resources don’t have time to think and hate the constant pressure and overtime. Stakeholders have been burned too many times. Based on so much bad experience, including endless efforts to overcome the problems, it is hard for people to be enthusiastic about any new approach. That is why we all face enormous resistance in making a major change.

In looking at the horrible statistics of project management success, we find only one plausible explanation ...

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