Factors Leading to The Increased Use of Project Management
By Phil de Kock
There are several factors leading to the increased use/adoption of Project Management. These factors include:
- Compression of the product life cycle
- Global competition
- Knowledge explosion
- Corporate downsizing
- Increased customer focus
- Rapid development of third world and closed economies
- Small projects that represent big problems.
Phil de Kock is an organization and management consultant with a career span of more than 20 years in several disciplines, including finance and admin, quality, project management as well as human and organization development.
He consulted to various companies, including Namdeb (De Beers Namibia), Deb Marine, Anglo Base Metals (Skorpion Zinc) as well as public sector organization such as the Health Professions and Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Council. His most recent work include lecturing on project management, leadership and Human Resources Management at the institutions that include the Centre for Learning, Training and Development (WITS University), Varsity College (ADVTECH Group Ltd) and Global Business School.