Q-Success identifies couple of dirty tricks on project management. Some project manager may tries any tricks mentioned below to create the smoke and mirror of managing a project well. It is really fun article to read as it takes another perspective to understand and avoid those tricks better:

  1. Natural enemies of a project manager
  2. The customer is a mean to an end
  3. Plan the planning
  4. Requirements are not required
  5. Risks are too risky
  6. Keep the reports clean
  7. Milestones are fixed
  8. Embrace re-use
  9. Your project team is not your electorate
  10. All good things must come to an end

10 Lessons in Guerilla Tactics of Project Management – [Q-Success]

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