Charlie Poole's Three Week Project Turnaround:
""Lessons learned from the Three Week Project Turnaround: What went right, what went wrong, and why"
- How much flexibility do project managers typically exercise in situations like this?
- Have you ever been in a situation even remotely like that of the three-week project?
- How much do you have to know about methodologies like those described here, in order to make them work for you and your team?
- Is it really true that it doesn't matter what you do, as long as you get results? Or is it possible that in fact no good deed goes unpunished?
How much flexibility do project managers typically exercise in situations like this?
A great degree of flexibility on part of the project managers is exercised in situations like this because such crisis situations often involve trying out new things or doing unconventional, out of the box things to get things back on track. Rigidity does not help in such crisis situations because the focus is not to stick to the rules, but trying out unconventional things or taking new risks to get things back on order and thus, flexibility allows project managers in such situations to remove complexities, rigid and time consuming processes and pursue more flexible, quick and easy to understand or simple tasks and activities. Such situations also involve multi-tasking on part of the employees, greater collaboration and ...
A great degree of flexibility on part of the project managers is exercised in situations like this