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Is project management more of a science or art

"Is project management more of a science or more of an art form?"

-Science" is generally defined by replicable, learnable procedures that tend toward success, art by the unpredictable, capable of being carried out by skilled practitioners but in ways that they are not always able to explain
-What do we mean by "success"?
-Is failure always a bad thing?
-What do we really know about the project management process?

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Project management is both art as well as science. It is a science because one needs to follow certain established guidelines, principles and procedures to complete a project successfully. At the same time, unforeseen challenges, risks and unique nature of projects and circumstances forces a project manager to ...

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"Is project management more of a science or more of an art form?"

-Science" is generally defined by replicable, learnable procedures that tend toward success, art by the unpredictable, capable of being carried out by skilled practitioners but in ways that they are not always able to explain
-What do we mean by "success"?
-Is failure always a bad thing?
-What do we really know about the project management process?

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