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Project Management: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Unrealistic, arbitrary deadlines create all kinds of problems. They drive up costs, lower morale, and create anxiety and frustration. Once managers understand the true costs associated with unachievable deadlines, there are many ways to avoid them. If you find your project teams are consistently missing deadlines, you should ask yourself whether they had any input into the schedule. Project teams involved in scheduling their own work develop more achievable deadlines and have a stronger sense of commitment to meeting their own schedule.