Project Managers (PMs) are often no more than project coordinators, assigned to collect project plans, track progress, and report project status. Without a strong, empowered PM, projects have a high probability of missing dates, budgets, and business objectives.
Overcoming Barriers to PM Success
Executives prefer to have high confidence in the success of critical projects rather than nagging doubts and fear of failure. However, PMs in many organizations are not given the level of responsibility they need to ensure success. The leading reasons for this are: