Knowledge Shelf is a growing resource of articles contributed by project managers to advance the body of knowledge. It’s a great place to expand your understanding of different aspects of project management. A panel of volunteer practitioners reviews each article for value and readability prior to posting.
All PMI.org visitors are invited to read the latest article, featured below, and a selection of white papers, many of which are contributed by organizations. Full access to all of the articles on the Knowledge Shelf is a benefit of membership. You can submit an article to the Knowledge Shelf. Articles accepted for posting are eligible for PDUs.
The Real Work of Project Management: Improving Information Technology Project Success Rates
- By Richard Bernheim, MBA, PMP
Studies indicate that 80% of information technology project challenges are caused by people challenges. The author believes that project success rates would significantly improve if greater attention was paid by all project managers to the human side of project management. The article provides a framework for understanding personality traits and explains the need for continuous improvement of “soft” skills.
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