The Four “First Principles” of Project Success — An Introduction

The Four Principles of Project Success

These four principles of project success are:

The Four “First Principles” of Project Success and their interactions

The Principle of Reflective Agency

The Principle of Reflective Agency refers to the imperative for individuals and groups to act and choose; to take responsibility and reflectively make progress.

The Principle of Outcome Enablement

The Principle of Outcome Enablement holds that the value of a project is not what you deliver but the enhanced capabilities of those using those deliverables to capture value within their context.

The Principle of Purposeful Evolution

The Principle of Purposeful Evolution leverages the natural ways in which people think and work together. This principle recognises that all human ideas evolve through iteration and interaction.

The Principle of Pragmatic Abundance

The Principle of Pragmatic Abundance leverages a mindset through which people approach the future believing that there are plenty of resources to spare for everyone according to their needs.

The Bottom Line

At first glance, you may think these principles are too vague or contain useless buzzwords.

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