Why Projects Fail is intended not only for those in project management or in business, but for everyone who wants to know why some projects fail while others succeed. It attempts to find the root causes which influence the outcome of every project.
This book was written to help you learn from the failure of others and avoid pitfalls yourself. It contains statistics, analyses, case studies, lessons learned and many facts and arguments.
The inevitability of project failure is a myth spread by unqualified and weak professionals. Projects can and should be successful, and there is no magic in doing project management the right way. The potential pitfalls can be learned and avoided with a simple set of guidelines.