Mind the Gap in Project Execution
In London’s efficient and complex underground metro, a simple warning is called out over the PA thousands of times a day cautioning commuters to pay attention to the distance between the train and the sidewalk. It cautions busy, distracted people who certainly know better than to trip on an uneven surface in order to mitigate that very risk.
Volumes have been written on how organizations and capital project teams can achieve high performance; yet oil, chemical and energy companies across the globe still wrestle with projects that fail to meet business objectives. This paper will focus on the common denominator that is the single most influential factor in project success: competent people united in a common purpose who understand their interdependencies and are motivated to collaborate and deliver.