Managing the dark side
Dark side factors are defined as unanticipated real-life threats to work activities that can impact the outcomes of those activities. Project managers who fail to pay attention to these 'dark side' factors risk not only their project's success but lost credibility, lower productivity, and missed opportunities for learning. This article cites many 'dark side' examples, introduced by typical quotations such as: Quick Before It Changes. This article is intended as a risk awareness exercise to increase sensitivity about project success.