Magazine article Management Services

Project Resilience

Magazine article Management Services

Project Resilience

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Project Resilience Authors: Elmar Kutsch, Mark Hall, Neil Turner Publisher: Gower (2015) ISBN: 9781472423634 Pages: 222

As the title suggests, Project Resilience is about making projects and project managers more resilient. In writing the book the authors seek to help project managers understand that resilience requires that they notice more, interpret adversity more realistically, prepare themselves better for it, contain and recover from it quicker.

The book has two purposes: it offers a glimpse into our tendencies to be irrational in the face of adversity: risk, uncertainty and complexity. The second purpose is to offer a new perspective to aid in managing risky, and in particular, uncertain and complex projects.

Central to improving project performance is the application of risk management processes to reduce human error and to promote reliability. …

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