A “Pear-Shaped Project” is a project where the result was not necessarily what the sponsors hoped for or one impacted by external events. Such projects are not necessarily “failures”
Introducing the Pear-Shaped Project
Why do projects fail? This paper looks at the extent of the problem and the reasons for it
The so-called ‘Green Games’. Success or failure?
The drug that, allegedly, caused 10,000 birth defects and is now used usefully to treat HIV/Aids and some cancers