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Define scope creep. Illustrate scope creep with reference to a project you know about. Could the scope creep be avoided? Can scope creep be a good thing and under what circumstances?

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150078 - Project Management - D2-W2

Define scope creep. Illustrate scope creep with reference to a project you know about. Could the scope creep be avoided? Can scope creep be a good thing and under what circumstances?

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You will need to draw on your experience for a personal reference to a project you know about. It doesn't have to be a business or IT project - home renovations are notorious for scope creep.

Babu Suresh does a great job with this subject here: http://www.projectperfect.com.au/info_scope_creep_mgmt.php. To paraphrase:

Scope Creep is not only Inevitable - It's Natural. Every project has an expected set of deliverables and an expected time frame in which to ...

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~700 word discussion of scope creep and whether it is a good or bad thing. Several references included.

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