Original version of this paper presented at The Project Management Institute 1999 Conference in Philadelphia, Pa.
Revised February 2002.
Published here April 2002.

Abstract | Introduction | Types of Projects | Common Characteristics
Approach | Variables | Conclusions | References | Appendix

Other Variables Common to All Types of Projects (secondary factors)

The following factors are important in projects but are not specific to any one of our list of project types. They could relate to any of the types. These factors could be used in other types of project classification.

  1. Size
  2. Duration (Length of project time)
  3. Industrial sector
  4. Geographic location
  5. Number of workers involved
  6. Cost (large, medium or small)
  7. Complexity
  8. Urgency
  9. Organizational design
Required Approach  Required Approach

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