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What Successful Project Managers Do by Alexander Laufer, Edward J. Hoffman, Jeffrey S. Russell, W. Scott Cameron

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What Successful Project Managers Do

Traditional approaches to project management emphasize long-term planning and a focus on stability to manage risk. But today, managers leading complex projects often combine traditional and “agile” methods to give them more flexibility — and better results.

Alexander Laufer, Edward J. Hoffman, Jeffrey S. Russell and W. Scott Cameron

SPRING 2015

In today’s dynamic and competitive world, a project manager’s key challenge is coping with frequent unexpected events. Despite meticulous planning and risk-management processes, a project manager may encounter, on a near-daily basis, such events as the failure of workers to show up at a site, the bankruptcy of a key vendor, a contradiction in the guidelines provided ...

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