Managing project contexts

Stretton, Alan
September 2016
PM World Journal;Sep2016, Vol. 5 Issue 9, p1
The article looks at project context management, the variables which influence project contexts, how these relate to a basic project life cycle and how important they are in the early project initiation phases.


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