Managing Projects in a War Zone
“The biggest challenges ... are the dilapidated state of infra- structure and meager resources available from the land. This
puts pressure on resources, and creates unhygienic and constrained living conditions that turn the project into a personal
challenge for team members.” —Kashif Basheer Khan, PMP, United Nations, Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo
EXTREME PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Life and death risks are part of the job for project teams
working in war zones, frozen wastelands and disaster areas.
by Sarah Fister Gale
IN THE DARK
Is the executive suite out of touch with its project managers?
by Sandra A. Swanson
Tragedy prompts a governmental agency to rebuild and
repair more than 800 bridges.
by Kelley Hunsberger
WITHOUT FURTHER DELAY
When a project goes off schedule, how can you make up lost time—
without affecting team morale or quality?
by Michelle Bowles
TECH GEEK OR PEOPLE PERSON?
What makes a top-notch IT project manager? by Cindy Waxer
SPECIAL FOCUS ON BUSINESS TRAVEL
WHAT DO YOU MEAN THERE’S NO WI-FI?
The top five excuses project teams make when traveling for work—
and how to avoid having to hear them. by Samuel Greengard
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