projectitisA publication by the excellent team of Diane Plamping, Julien Pratt and John Harries, when at the Kings Fund.

It’s an important and challenging paper in which the authors observe that many organisations bid for time limited money tied to projects that often fail to live up to expectations –  in terms of either tangible benefits or organisational learning. They suggest that such projects look ‘like a fairly harmless and temporary organisational device but [are] in fact a paradigm, a whole way of thinking about the world which can distort the priorities of the organisation and play havoc with the delicate balance of internal relationships and managerial accountability” 

 To download it, click here: Projectitis (3)