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What are the Causes of late completion of activities in project management?

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January 16, 2012 6:27PM

Causes

a. Top management not recognizing this activity as a project

b. Too many projects going on at one time

c. Impossible schedule commitments

d. No functional input into the planning phase

e. No one person responsible for the total project

f. Poor control of design changes

g. Poor control of customer changes

h. Poor understanding of the project manager's job

i. Wrong person assigned as project manager

j. No integrated planning and control

k. Company resources are overcommitted

l. Unrealistic planning and scheduling

m. No project cost accounting ability

n. Conflicting project priorities

o. Poorly organized project office