Projects and product outcomes are integrated most effectively when the framework for integration is established, e.g., where integration has occurred first at the "top," at the program and policy-making levels. The challenge in returning New Orleans to a viable and safe community involves a complex arrangement of partnerships and interlocking contracts starting at the top, all integrated by a special purpose district established by the state legislation. Integration must occur at five basic levels:
■ Public-private community policy and program integration
■ Contractor-community integration
■ Subcontractor business-to-business integration
■ Multiproject integration
■ Project integration
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What you need to know about… Project Management Made Easy! Project management consists of more than just a large building project and can encompass small projects as well. No matter what the size of your project, you need to have some sort of project management. How you manage your project has everything to do with its outcome.