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Why is the process of assessing project feasibility so important? What are the various methods for assessing project feasibility? Which factor is the most important? Why? Can there be a situation when one assessment factor is more important than another factor?

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It is important to assess project feasibility because the feasibility analysis takes many factors into account, including the availability of resources, legal issues, regulations that must be adhered to depending on the project itself, financing, and any other relevant factors. This allows management to determine if the project is worth the investment, based on the combination of all factors included in the feasibility study. This prevents the company from losing money due to a lack of proper planning regarding any crucial aspect of the project. The most common methods for assessing project feasibility include risk analysis, cost-effectiveness, ...

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The solution addresses why the process of assessing project feasibility is so important, the various methods for assessing project feasibility, which factor is the most important, and if there can be a situation when one assessment factor is more important than other factor.

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