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Taming Wicked Projects

Amy Schwab

In today’s chaotic organizational environments, project specifications, resources, and sponsorship change at the drop of a stock price. In times like this, it’s tempting to curse our projects as wicked or blame ourselves for not being able to tame these unpredictable and uncontrollable “beasts.” In wild times, our projects are better served by accepting their real nature and by embracing techniques to deal with our projects’ essentially unpredictable and uncontrollable dispositions. In this audiobook, we distinguish project wickedness from project fuzziness and introduce more effective strategies for embracing your fuzzy projects. You will learn: The difference between traditional flat-earth and wickedly fuzzy projects When flat-earth project management nearly guarantees project wickednessThe key strategies for embracing project fuzziness How to help others deal more effectively with the upsetting ambiguity of fuzzy projects

In today’s chaotic organizational environments, project specifications, resources, and sponsorship change at the drop of a stock price. In times like this, it’s tempting to curse our projects as wicked or blame ourselves for not being able to tame these unpredictable and uncontrollable “beasts.” In wild times, our projects are better served by accepting their real nature and by embracing techniques to deal with our projects’ essentially unpredictable and uncontrollable dispositions. In this audiobook, we distinguish project wickedness from project fuzziness and introduce more effective strategies for embracing your fuzzy projects. You will learn: The difference between traditional flat-earth and wickedly fuzzy projects When flat-earth project management nearly guarantees project wickednessThe key strategies for embracing project fuzziness How to help others deal more effectively with the upsetting ambiguity of fuzzy projects
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Genres:

Leadership

Description:

In today’s chaotic organizational environments, project specifications, resources, and sponsorship change at the drop of a stock price. In times like this, it’s tempting to curse our projects as wicked or blame ourselves for not being able to tame these unpredictable and uncontrollable “beasts.” In wild times, our projects are better served by accepting their real nature and by embracing techniques to deal with our projects’ essentially unpredictable and uncontrollable dispositions. In this audiobook, we distinguish project wickedness from project fuzziness and introduce more effective strategies for embracing your fuzzy projects. You will learn: The difference between traditional flat-earth and wickedly fuzzy projects When flat-earth project management nearly guarantees project wickednessThe key strategies for embracing project fuzziness How to help others deal more effectively with the upsetting ambiguity of fuzzy projects

Language:

English

Length:

1h 11m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

01:11:09