Writing the Supporting
If a cluttered desk is the sign of a cluttered mind,
what is the significance of a clean desk?
—LAURENCE J. PETER—
Two project team members, exhausted after a week of working
against deadline, were still in the office at 7:30 P.M.
"I'm having trouble following this network diagram," the first one
said. "I feel like a rat running through a maze."
"That explains it," the second one replied. "All week, I've had a
craving for cheddar cheese."
How do you manage a project when you also have to train core team members as you proceed? Imagine this: You have constructed a detailed network diagram and tied down all of the loose ends for your project. Your team members know what you expect, but they are confused by the complexity of the diagram itself. In other words, rather than studying concentrated areas of responsibility and looking at the steps in each box, they are overwhelmed by the entirety of the diagram