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Success and Stakeholders

I have been considering the relationship between success and stakeholders.

One potential conclusion is that success is gifted to you by your stakeholders, you have to earn the gift but there is no way of knowing for sure if it will be granted. This means as a project manager, sports person or business executive, you have to put the effort in to ‘win’ by delivering ‘on-time and on-budget’, finishing first or achieving the planned objective; but achievement on its own does not translate…


Added by Patrick Weaver on November 27, 2011 at 5:13am — No Comments

Achieving Real Project Success

A paper in the International Journal of Project Management (Vol. 26 (2008) 733 - 724) by Graeme Thomas and Walter Fernandez of the Australian National University explored the dimensions of project ‘success’. Based on the findings of their in-depth survey of 36 Australian companies the researchers suggest:

There are at least three different criteria for success that can operate independently:

• Project Management Success

• Technical Success

• Business…


Added by Patrick Weaver on September 30, 2011 at 9:50pm — No Comments

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