Harrison Keyes Concept Worksheet

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Implementation Plan Concept WorksheetConceptApplication of Concept in the ScenarioReference to Concept in ReadingProject Developmentand DefinitionHarrison-Keyes has proposed to include e-publishing enterprise to the company in order to stay afloat with the competition. After the CEO Meg McGill recognized all the obstacles in path to making a successful decision to move forward, she called a staff meeting with the managers to assign the problematic duties in hopes of the team assisting in minimizing the current issues.

“The scope should be developed under the direction of the project manager and customer. The project manager is responsible for seeing that there is agreement with the owner on project objectives,” (Gray & Larson, 2006, p. 4).

“One of the best ways to meet the needs of the customer and major project stakeholders is to use an integrated project planning and control system that requires selective information. Project Manager who manage a single project can plan and schedule the project tasks without formal planning and information systems.”

(Gray & Larson, 2006, p.1)“Increased competition has placed a premium on customer satisfaction. Customers nolonger simply settle for generic products and services. They want customized productsand services that cater to their specific needs.” (Gray & Larson, 2006, p.10).

Arranging Development with Network OrganizationAfter Mack had explained the cost breakdown, Robert Smith the CFO did not have good thoughts about the budget for the electronic publishing portion of the company. He knew that the project would be costly.

“Politics exist in every organization and can have a significant influence on which projects receive funding and high priority,” (Gray & Larson, 2006, p.29).

“Project selection may be based not so much on facts and sound reasoning, butrather on the persuasiveness and power of people advocating projects.” (Gray & Larson, 2006, p.29).

Organizational CustomsHarrison-Keyes, Inc organizational culture is to be one...