Rescue the Problem Project: A Complete Guide to Identifying, Preventing, and Recovering from Project Failure

Todd C Williams



When budgets are dwindling, deadlines passing, and tempers flaring, the usual response is to browbeat the project team and point fingers of blame. Not helpful. For these situations, what is needed is an objective process for accurately assessing what is wrong and a clear plan of action for fixing the problem. Rescue the Problem Project provides project managers, executives, and customers with the

What will you learn from this book

  1. Early Detection and Acknowledgment: Recognizing signs of a troubled project early on, acknowledging issues, and avoiding denial to take proactive steps for resolution.

  2. Root Cause Analysis: Conducting a thorough analysis to identify the root causes behind project problems rather than just addressing symptoms.

  3. Transparent Communication: Encouraging open and transparent communication among team members, stakeholders, and leadership to address issues effectively.

  4. Reassessing Goals and Objectives: Reviewing project goals and objectives to ensure they are realistic, achievable, and aligned with stakeholders' expectations.

  5. Risk Management and Mitigation: Implementing robust risk management strategies to anticipate potential challenges and proactively mitigate them.

  6. Team Empowerment and Collaboration: Empowering project teams by fostering collaboration, providing support, and encouraging collective problem-solving.

  7. Realigning Resources and Budgets: Reassessing resource allocation, budgets, and timelines to ensure they align with the project's revised goals and needs.

  8. Stakeholder Engagement and Management: Engaging stakeholders effectively to manage expectations, gain support, and ensure alignment with project objectives.

  9. Adapting Project Methodologies: Flexibility in adapting project methodologies or approaches to better suit the project's current needs and challenges.

  10. Post-Mortem Analysis and Learning: Conducting a post-project review to analyze lessons learned, identify areas for improvement, and implement changes in future projects.

Language English
ISBN-10 9780814416822
No of pages 277
Font Size Medium
Book Publisher Amacom
Published Date 16 May 2018

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Author : Todd C Williams

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