Essays Tagged: "Project team"

Planning methodologies for IT projects.

Planning in generalIn order to reach targeted project goals and objectives, project planning is vital to ensure project completion. Gill (2002) st ... sed deadline and stress that these problem areas derive from poor planning. In software development projects, programmers have little chance of succeeding when working without a plan. A realistic plan ... out a plan. A realistic plan helps visualising and documenting what is needed and expected from the project team, along with providing schedules and. If the project runs into trouble meeting schedules ...

(7 pages) 676 0 3.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

How can project managers motivate project teams?

l. (Robbins & De Cenzo, 2001) Motivation is the key to getting the job done because without it, projects and jobs are completed with no purpose or direction. There are many methods that Project Ma ... tionships at the workplace. (Robbins & DeCenzo, 2001) In order to successfully motivate a team, Project Managers must take into consideration the members on their teams and what it will take to mo ...

(3 pages) 534 2 4.8 Jul/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Influence of Gender, Culture and Multiple Disciplines on the Project Group.

"Influence of Gender, Culture and Multiple Disciplines on the Project Group"Project ManagementSeptember 15, 2002IntroductionThe gender, cultural background and di ... ral background and disciplinary expertise are some of the factors that influence the roles within a project group. Managing these variations can often be a turning point in success (or failure) of a p ... es some of the teams more successful than others? The simple answer to the question of a successful project team would be quality. The quality of understanding of the relationships among members and t ...

(6 pages) 333 1 4.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

BAE Automated Systems (A): Denver International Airport Baggage-Handling System

Critical Factors*A change in the project specifications after the freeze date was agreed up on in the contract. These changes created ... ware design, and permanent power.*A lack of efficient and effective communication between the city, project management team, and consultants. This manifests itself in basic issues like vendors blockin ... iding the type of technology to be used for the baggage handling system. BAE didn't even bid on the project because the scope and the timeline were not feasible. The city, under the guidance of Chief ...

(7 pages) 216 0 4.1 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Behavioral Aspects of Project Management

Behavioral aspects of project management can be identified through answering a few fundamental questions. This paper is go ... s paper is going to explore how organizational culture and human behavior influences the success of projects by viewing some of these questions. The first portion of this paper will discuss how an org ... rganization's culture influence the selection, sponsorship, prioritization, and ultimate success of projects. Furthermore, it will touch upon the ways that organizational culture can create conditions ...

(9 pages) 286 0 4.1 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Conflict management

Chapter 1 IntroductionModern commercial projects are increasingly complex, resulting in complex contract documents. Complex project can like ... quate planning, financial issues, and communication problems. Any one of these factors can derail a project and lead to complicated problems, for instance, litigation or arbitration, increased costs, ... osts, and a breakdown in the parties' communication and relationship.In order to achieve successful project, contractual parties within project should form a society with a complicated set of interrel ...

(17 pages) 977 0 3.7 Jul/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Behavioral Aspects of Project Management.

company's organizational structure can get in the way of, or help support, the overall success of a project. Culture, on the other hand, is not easily changed. Culture can take years for a large organ ... culture of excellence.Some organizational structures can definitely impair one's ability to deliver projects. One's organizational structure may also impede the ability to share resources. For instanc ...

(7 pages) 215 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Enterprise DBMS Implementation

rucking to complete transactions. The system implementation process has many inherent risks and the project team will attempt to limit risk from known factors including budget, work force, communicati ... force, communications, documenting, and a backup system.To minimize the impacts of these risks, the project team will be implementing a risk assessment and mitigation strategy that includes the settin ...

(11 pages) 429 0 0.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Behavioural Aspect of Project Management

Abstract"Project management is the discipline of defining and achieving targets while optimizing (or just all ... d achieving targets while optimizing (or just allocating) the use of resources over the course of a project" (Wikpedia). This paper will discuss the important role that the project manager plays in su ... paper will discuss the important role that the project manager plays in successful completion of a project and impact of organizational culture.IntroductionProject management is a very complicated pr ...

(10 pages) 179 0 3.7 Jul/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

End user information system management

Projects are large-scale, typically expensive, one of a kind endeavor that may require months or yea ... may require months or years to complete and involve major portions of an organization's resources. Project manager is a manager or management team having responsibility for a project, not a function. ... t team having responsibility for a project, not a function. Various project managers' types include project manager, commodity manager, project coordinator, project engineer, and brand manager, each h ...

(2 pages) 133 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Harrison Keyes Gap Analysis

stent leadership, attention to detail and the lack of reporting processes led to the failing of the project.Situation AnalysisIssue and Opportunity IdentificationSeveral issues have contributed to the ... ty IdentificationSeveral issues have contributed to the current state of the Harrison-Keyes' e-book project. While definitely problematic, the multitude of issues has led to additional opportunities t ...

(6 pages) 148 0 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Career as an IT Professional: Project Manager

Project Manager � PAGE �20� Project ManagerBarbara Perez-LugoW9 Final Project: ... r begins with a proposal from the student to the Instructor detailing the students' experience with Project Management. The student focuses on the basic skills that a project manager needs to be succe ... me degree. Graphic images are used to show how images can be used to serve a distinct purpose for a Project Manager. PowerPoint presentation slide notes have been incorporated to summarize a presentat ...

(10 pages) 108 0 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Managing Risk in IT Projects

A risk, in IT project management is a factor where the outcome is unknown. From a non IT perspective, an example w ... ive for people because of that unknown outcome and the excitement of the unexpected. However, in IT project management, a successful outcome hinges on the project manager having the experience and res ... utcome is unexpected. "Risks are typically unforeseen events, which can cause adverse impact to any project. Risks can happen to any one of the major parameters of a project namely it schedule, scope, ...

(4 pages) 96 1 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Untitled

Project Management The Project Manager has some tasks that have to be carried out, he/she is respons ... The Project Manager has some tasks that have to be carried out, he/she is responsible for the full project. The Project Manager has to make the best use of all the resources so the project can be com ... ger has to make the best use of all the resources so the project can be completed successfully. The project Manager sets the boundaries for the project, such as schedules and what is done and when it ...

(7 pages) 86 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

KNOWLEDGE "TRAPS" in IT PROJECTS

intense battlefor self respect. Much of the value that we deliver to organizations is done through projects, andyet it seems we cannot get project performance right. The quest for value from IT spend ... ashistorically been difficult to demonstrate [1] [2]. According to a recent Standish Group study, ITprojects have a 66% failure rate - either missing targets or failing to deliver required businessfun ...

(11 pages) 46 0 3.0 May/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Delegation in Organizations

ss of the desired outcome.Finally, a manager should meet with the team throughout the course of the project, ready to offer guidance, encouragement, additional resources, or to answer any questions th ... o answer any questions that may have arisen. This in turn will help to determine whether or not the project is on track and assure that the team is not struggling.As with many organizations, The Hartf ...

(3 pages) 562 0 3.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Product Concept Definition

its to supporting the definition and evaluation of the concept for possible funding, as part of the project portfolios, it enters the product concept phase.After a new product concept has been selecte ... ision can be made whether or not to proceed to design and development. This decision is made in the project review session at the end of this phase, and the whole phase activity is focused on gatherin ...

(7 pages) 57 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Project Implementation, Control, and Termination

eam A has demonstrated their capacity for conceptualizing the concepts and practical application of project management and life cycle phases. This paper is the compilation of three successive papers s ... per is the compilation of three successive papers submitted and revised by Team A that includes the project proposal paper, the project planning technical paper, and the project human capital paper. I ...

(23 pages) 220 1 5.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Contract Creation and Management

ached a breach of the contract when they failed properly to communicate and report their changes of project management structure. These occurrences are the main reason for the delay of Span Systems' p ... requirements as specified in the original contract. Span Systems checked on the current size of the project in order to verify that the original guidelines were met. The findings were that the current ...

(5 pages) 32 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Class: Project Management Title: Team Creation Paper

Team Creation PaperTeam selection is an important element in a project. The team dynamites can make or break the project. Team selection and the strategy building ... e project. Team selection and the strategy building process can present different obstacles for the project manager, the team, and success of the project. To a project manager steps to a successful pr ... hing team-building strategies, setting conflict resolution steps in place, and defining a clear SOW.Project Team Member SelectionThe project manager is responsible for ensuring the accomplishments of ...

(4 pages) 43 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers