Minimizing Human Factors Risks in Project Managements Name Professor Course Human factors risks The human factors play a significant role in every project. In most cases the human factor is underestimated in numerous project management approaches culminating to the implementation of wrongly structured projects. According to Harned (2017) many projects are doomed to fail because managers do not recognize that “when dealing with people they are not dealing with creatures of logic but creatures of emotion.” Thus human factor is critical element probably uncontainable component of the surrounding world and the main source of uncertainty. The intrinsic characteristic of solving interpersonal conflicts should be made in such a way that commensurate team members’ culture. Team decisions and strengthening accountability should be grounded on customized communication to the participants. References Wong Z. (2007). Human Factors in Project Management: Concepts Tools and Techniques for Inspiring Teamwork and Motivation. Hoboken: Wiley. Harned B. (2017). Project Management for Humans. Rosenfeld Media. Morris P. & Pinto J. K. (2010). The Wiley Guide to Project Organization and Project Management Competencies. New York NY: John Wiley & Sons. Cacciabue P. C. (2004). Guide to Applying Human Factors Methods: Human Error and Accident Management in Safety-Critical Systems. London: Springer London. [...]
In Chapter 6 of Project Management: A Managerial Approach, the authors stated, “…the human factor is still probably the major element in risk management.” Discuss and analyze why this is the case and how you might ensure human factor risks are minimized on your projects. Explain how you might change your approach for international projects when different cultural norms are involved. Your paper should be 2 pages in length and conform to APA Requirements. Include at least 2 scholarly references in addition to the course textbooks. Google Scholar is a good place to find these references.