When Logjams Slow Progress, Teams Must Target the Source to Break Through
Bottlenecks can have punishing consequences on projects—and their teams. Whether the source of the logjam is a person, a process or a resourcing backlog, teams can get stuck in project limbo when the delay lingers. And when bottlenecks become the norm, team members can grow flustered and overloaded with a cascade of sudden tasks. According to a 2019 LinkedIn survey, 70 percent of employees say being overwhelmed with tasks is the biggest driver of stress at work.