Consequences of applying best practices for simple projects to complex projects and vice versa

In the preceding chapters we described two categories of best practices of project management:

1. For straightforward and relatively simple projects (PI);

2. For complex projects characterised by uncertainty and unpredictability (PII).

This raises the question of what happens if the first category of best practices, PI, is applied in a complex, unpredictable situation SII. Conversely, what will happen if the second category of best practices, PII, is applied in a relatively simple, predictable situation, SI. These questions will be discussed in this chapter.

Project Management Made Easy

Project Management Made Easy

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.

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