Just a Job Syndrome – Risk to Jobs Present
Guest Post by Malcolm Peart (first posted on CERM ® RISK INSIGHTS – reposted here with permission)
You’ve started a new project; or joined one that’s up and running or it’s nearing closure – and it’s going well. With no problems to speak of, it’s business as usual; so stick to the plan and it will be all right in the end ‘cos nothing can go wrong.
Or perhaps there are problems; but all projects have problems! It’s not your problem as the bid team, planning team, or those awkward stakeholders and ever present over demanding clients can be blamed.
The project will eventually get finished if it’s on, or off, the rails. The project is ‘just a job’ and management just carry on clocking-in and clocking-out regardless of the situation. [Read more…]