Project Planning...

Developing Organizational Capabilities

If you work hard you will be treated well;but if you do not work hard you will be punished

- Original quote by Japanese Commander and Project Manager
Thai-Burma Railway Line.

Glibs Disaster Principle

Disasters rarely happen by accident; they are always creditable to our own management.

How Projects End

A million reasons for failure, Not a single excuse

- Napoleon Bonaparte.

Project Planning:

  • Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbour he is making for, no wind is the right wind --Seneca (4BC - AD 65)
  • Leadership is action, not position -- Donald H McGannon
  • Never tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity -- General George S Patton.
  • Common Sense is no substitute for Precision -- Anon.
  • Delegation is not abdication -- Anon.