Project Management: the Italian Way

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By Ugo Micoli

Project Management in Italy is related to the same structure of economy in this Country, obviously.

It is not so easy to understand and models from elsewhere may not be useful here.

We have world class player companies in almost every industry: aerospace, defense, construction, engineering, plants and architecture, mechanics and automotive, telecoms, energy, finance, food, tourism, transports, services and so on.

In this environment the state of project management is no different than any other highly industrialized countries. This means the discipline is strictly connected to production in technical based industries, while it is almost a fashion badge in many services, with all the nuances in between.

Then there are two very interesting specific elements.

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What is the top reason for unsuccessful Projects?

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Ugo Micoli

Some time ago, Babak Golparian, Project Management Consultant & Coach, posted this question in the PM Link Group on LinkedIn.

There were 242 votes in the poll.

You can notice Unclear Scope won for just one vote: it’s mine.

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