James Schlick, Andrew Longman
Overload has become a way of life as firms struggle to manage a barrage of projects in an attempt to meet increasing marketplace demands. All too often, that overload leads to project paralysis.
In one division of a large manufacturing company, a scheduled high-priority project was never actually completed. A project manager at a midsize service organization confesses he rarely meets a deadline on large projects because time-consuming, low-priority activities keep getting dumped in his lap. A pharmaceutical company lags behind the industry because there are not enough of the "right people" to complete its most critical work.
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