Max Wideman first wrote about the Leaning Tower of Pisa back in December 1999 in a tongue-in-cheek "Max's Musings" entitled Risk: Failure or Opportunity? In it he used the example to show how an apparently dismal project failure can turn out to be a resoundingly successful opportunity. Now, Kimberly Gerson has kindly done some serious research on the "Pisa Project" and presents it here for your enlightenment.
Published here April 2003.

Introduction | The Vision | Where Angels Fear to Tread 
Indecision Leads to Inaction | Lessons Not Learned | Not On My Watch 
Where So Many Others Have Failed | References


Kimberly Gerson is a freelance writer with 15 years experience in business, marketing, and technical writing. She now divides her time between researching, writing non-fiction, and perfecting the art of the essay. Kimberly's project management experience has been gained vicariously through her PMP (and P.Eng) companion. When not writing, Kim works as an independent researcher for Google Answers. Samples of her work and contact information are available on her website: Kimberly Moynahan Gerson; One Writer's Desk

The Leaning Tower of Pisa, Pisa, Italy

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