Five reasons projects fail – and what risk managers need do about them

Hans Læssøe, founder of AKTUS and former risk manager at The Lego Group, examines some of the common reasons that projects fail and how risk managers can change the way they operate to add value to decision making and project delivery.

When you look at or analyse a portfolio of projects, this often shows that many projects fail to meet deadlines as well as other targets. One industry I was in contact with, have just had a good and prosperous year as “only” 53 per cent of their projects were more than 10 per cent over time and budget. Read more