Fall 2014
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The Public Manager

Project Management Challenges in Government

Monday, September 15, 2014

All projects are risky. By definition, projects deliver unique services and products, distinguishing them from routine operations. This makes the role of project managers (PMs) especially complex because unique outputs demand unique inputs and processes.

Every project explores new terrain, and uncertainty and risk are a part of the environment from project conceptualization. Government project managers can expect to encounter additional circumstances that add complexity and challenge to their mi


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