In this blog, Zarar tells the tale of yet another software development project gone wrong. The story has all the familiar trappings of a death-march and Zarar does great job of reading between the lines.
So what does Zarar do about it? He decides to take a number of project management courses and though he considers PM to be grounded in common sense, he also learned that there is more to project management then what he originally figured on. Is there more to project management then common sense. The example at the end would suggest there certainly is.