What should a project manager or a business leader do in this situation? I have been in this situation more than once and if I experienced failure the first time, from there, I decided never again. I’ll show you with 2 case studies, the situations, what I did, and how I successfully delivered some strategic change and transformation projects that were expected to fail. From scapegoat, I became the rescuer for this large organization who risked their business existence.
Identify whether you are a scapegoat for your project and why
Know how to estimate your chance of success
Decide of what would be the next step from where you are at.
Learn how to gain top management engagement and support for your project
Learn what are the missing ingredients for top management and your organization, and how you can innovate to bring the missing elements.