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Project Management for Profit: A Failsafe Guide to Keeping Projects On Track and On Budget by John Case, Brad Angus, Roger Thomas, Joe Knight

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CHAPTER 10

REALIZING ALL THEBENEFITS

The primary benefit of the Project Management for Profit system lies in the magic word we mentioned in the previous chapter: accountability. The weekly huddle creates high levels of accountability for every person who touches the project. The project manager, of course, is most in the spotlight, for better or worse. But everyone on the team feels the same pressures. This stress-balancing, as it might be called, fosters a number of positive behaviors. Hallway conversations begin to focus on what the boards will show on the coming Monday. Team members tune in to the ups and downs of the project and tend to work more closely together than project teams we’ve seen at other companies. Knowledge is power—and the ...

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